Mayhem on Miracle Mile

November 30, 2015


  (Note to Readers: The following is an account of a real protest that just occurred. If Life in the Boomer Lane were running for the Republican presidential nomination, she would tell you that every single thing she wrote actually happened.  If she were Donald Trump, she would add that she witnessed it all herself […]

Be Thankful for Your Aging Brain

November 23, 2015


Brain disease with memory loss due to Dementia and Alzheimer's illness with the medical icon of an autumn season color tree in the shape of a human head and brain losing leaves as a concept of intelligence decline.

Since the annual Christmas Monster that Swallowed the Western World now hits stores on the day after Halloween, Thanksgiving, with no costumes and no presents,  has been largely ignored. For that reason, as the holiday is fast approaching, you may have given no thought to what you are thankful for. And, if you are a […]

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Guns, Internment Camps, and Falafel

November 20, 2015


Life in the Boomer Lane is having a bad week.  She is finding it increasingly difficult to keep track of what various politico-types are suggesting as ways to deal with the horrific events that occured in Paris. The following is a test for all loyal readers. After each person’s name, there are statements. One is […]

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The Sandwich Generation

November 18, 2015


  The following is a guest post from BMO Harris Premier Services. BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc. offers a comprehensive range of investment advisory products that include financial planning strategies and estate planning strategies, insurance and brokerage products and services, to meet the financial needs of mass affluent clients. Offices are located throughout the U.S. Learn […]

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One Day University: 800 Students. 70-Minute Classes. 4 Topics. 1 Amazing Experience.

November 16, 2015


Imagine a university in which classes are taught by some of the most popular and accomplished instructors from some of the most prestigous universities around the country. Imagine that, in one day, one can take advantage of subject matter covering art, law, behavioral science, and politics. Now imagine that there are no exams, no homework, […]

When Does Old Age Begin?

November 13, 2015


For many thousands of years, mankind has wondered when old age began. Mostly, it began about a week after puberty.  In the Middle Ages, reaching age 21 was the goal.  If you made it tht far, you had a pretty good shot at living into your 60s. Of course, your teeth would have all rotted […]

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Fanny Karst: Beginning With the End

November 11, 2015


Life in the Boomer Lane found Fanny Karst by accident, when she was on one of her favorite sites, Advanced Style. Karst had designed a tee shirt (‘OLD IS THE NEW BLACK’) that LBL had to have, and so she ordered it. It wasn’t until recently that she wanted to know more about Karst, herself. […]

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