I Have 10,000 Blog Followers

September 30, 2014

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WordPress now tells Life in the Boomer Lane that she has 10,000 followers.  She would immediately have to start purchasing larger hats were it not for several important facts: 1. She has no idea who these people are. The number of people who comment on her blog posts has actually gone down, not up. And, […]

Posted in: blogging, humor, satire

Guerrilla Aging: Rational Women Repeating Irrational Patterns

September 26, 2014

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From time immemorial, women have been the bearers and guardians of children. It’s easy to see that because of women’s roles, they had to develop traits of steadfastness, loyalty, and the desire to nurture and to protect. By having a male as part of the family unit, food and protection were often assured, and mothers could spend […]

If You Smell Like A Member of the Guns and Dope Party, I Love You

September 25, 2014

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A new study in the American Journal of Political Science reveals that people find the smell of others with similar political opinions to be attractive, suggesting that one of the reasons why so many spouses share similar political views is because they were initially and subconsciously attracted to each other’s body odor.  During the study, […]

Let’s Trash Books

September 22, 2014

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  Like finally being asked out by the cute boy at school and then finding out he has really bad breath and no personality, Life in the Boomer Lane has lately been disappointed by a couple best-selling books.  These are works of fiction that have glowing recommendations from readers, and high marks from critics.  LBL […]

Posted in: books, humor, rant, satire

Older, Faster, Tougher

September 16, 2014

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  This morning, Life in the Boomer Lane was momentarily distracted from the disturbing realization that she was out of unsweetened soy milk, by a loud banging on the front door.  Coffee cup in hand, she came to the door to see her sweaty, panting across-the-street neighbor standing on her front porch. The neighbor, who […]

Guerrilla Aging: Memories Lost and Found

September 12, 2014

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  If we are an accumulation of all of our memories, then many of us are in serious trouble. Memories, like socks, often appear and disappear in random fashion.  Sometimes, their appearance, like the errant sock, makes a match, and we once again capture a complete memory. More often than not, the lone memory, like […]

Posted in: aging, memories, memory loss

How the Boomers Changed Sex

September 10, 2014

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  An apology to loyal readers of this blog and to those who arrived here because they will read anything with the word “sex” or “lubrication” in it.  The following is not a boomer version of the Kama Sutra.  Reading this will not allow you to cavort between the sheets as though it were 1976 […]

Posted in: aging, humor, research, satire, sex
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