LBL Improves Her Brain

April 23, 2014

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  Lumosity is an online brain training and neuroscience research company that offers a brain training program consisting of more than 40 games in the areas of memory, attention, flexibility, speed of processing, and problem solving. Life in the Boomer Lane has several friends who subscribe to their service and all speak highly of it.  LBL decided to look into it. LBL […]

Things I Don’t Understand

April 21, 2014

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  There are a lot of things Life in the Boomer Lane doesn’t understand anymore, and she fears she is running out of time to make any sense of them. 1. She doesn’t understand why, when she flies (on a plane, mostly), TSA officials are always staring her down, ordering her to get into (or […]

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Guerrilla Aging: Finding That Happy Medium

April 19, 2014

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  The following is a guest post by Rebecca Latson. Photographers usually turn their lenses onto others.  Now, Rebecca summons up her courage to turn her lens onto herself.  You can visit Rebecca at Rebecca Latson Photography and rebeccalatsonphotography@gmail.com.                                   […]

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QVC Solves Global Warming

April 16, 2014

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In 1690, the Massachusetts Bay Colony issued the first paper money in the colonies which would later become the United States. In 1691, QVC (Quality and Value for the Colonies) was created as a way for people to spend the new money they had. Today, QVC (in 1986, the C was changed to stand for […]

Posted in: humor, satire

How to Look Beautiful, Dead or Alive

April 13, 2014

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      Throw out every single beauty product you have.  Jill Kargman, the daughter of the former chairman of Chanel (BIG money, access to all of the best beauty secrets on the planet) has revealed in the New York Times every single beauty procedure and beauty product she uses.  Let’s skip over the fact […]

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Guerrilla Aging: Becoming A Reinventionista

April 10, 2014

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  The following is a guest post from Sherman Bedford. She usually writes poetry, and I am grateful that she has taken a departure from that to write the following. Her blog is in process. ***** My life is nothing like I ever imagined it would be. A year ago I almost died, but I […]

Posted in: aging, memoir

The History of Memory Techniques From 500 BC-2014 AD

April 8, 2014

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    The history of memory training began around 500 BC. This is because, prior to 500 BC, nobody did anything that had to be remembered. From one million BC to 500 BC, everyone killed things and ate them, raised things and ate them, and then died well before they got bald or developed back […]

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