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An Offer I Am Forced to Refuse

May 21, 2014

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Because Life in the Boomer Lane is both an extremely famous blogger and a former hula hoop champion, she gets a lot of offers.  Luckily she has not yet received any that invite her to insert herself into her own anatomy. Most are from people who want to promote their writing and/or merchandise.  Two have […]

Six-Word Memoirs

February 14, 2014

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Thanks to all of you who generously commented on Life in the Boomer Lane’s post on Midlife Collage. Thanks to Ermigal, who found the post and re-posted it on her own blog. That post was from February 2013.  LBL just found one of her earliest posts, from October 2010: The current issue of AARP Magazine […]

Life in the Boomer Lane Enters A Contest

February 11, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane suspects that many of you are quite busy right now, gathering up whipping cream, soft restraints, and dog-eared copies of Fifty Shades of Grey for your Valentine’s Day festivities. She does, however, ask you to set aside your own lives for a moment in order to enhance hers. The folks at Midlife […]

A Valentine for People who Read My Blog

February 9, 2014

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Dear Readers, Life in the Boomer Lane spends a lot of time making fun of things in this world that make her laugh, make her crazy, make her angry, and have her believe we are all literally going to hell in a hand basket, and the hand basket is ratty and moldy and full of […]

This is My 500th Blog Post

December 1, 2013

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There’s a great book by Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry. Harold, a sixty-something retired man, leaves his house in England one day with no other intention than to mail a letter to a former co-worker who is dying of cancer in a hospice at the northern end of the country. Harold passes […]

Blogging Your Way to Fame and Fortune

October 27, 2013

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There’s a great piece in the NY Times Sunday Review by Tim Kreider, titled “Slaves of the Internet, Unite.”. Kreider is a writer, a real writer, lauded and respected. But he is caught in the same morass that we Lowly Worm bloggers are caught in when it comes to being expected to give our work […]

My Gift From Ahh Bra Means A Win For You

August 21, 2013

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Life in the Boomer Lane is grateful that the long tradition of bestowing domesticated animals on others as gifts, has, with the exception of small pockets of the country, become passé. She is also grateful that, in this amazing and wondrous world of bloated information, celebs, governments and companies can capture every reference to themselves […]

I Am Honored, Farklempt, and Completely Pissed Off

February 20, 2013

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Peg, of Peg-o-Leg’s Ramblings, is one of those bloggers who regularly knocks me down to size, which is completely depressing since I am 5’1″ tall and usually totter around in high heels and big hats so no one notices.  Except they do anyway. Back to Peg.  Every time I write one of my world class, priceless posts […]

Guerrilla Aging:Paying Homage to the Grown Up Brain

December 18, 2012

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Please visit www.guerrillaaging.wordpress.com for our first guest blog from Lynne Spreen.  Lynne is the author of Dakota Blues, a novel about a woman’s midlife journey, reinvention, and finding one’s power in the second half of life. Her blog is  AnyShinyThing.com , and you will thank me for leading you to it. Everything Lynne writes makes me […]

A Short Hiatus From Blogging

November 10, 2012

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Like Facebook, Twitter, and Donald Trump’s brain synapses, blogging imparts a belief that one’s thoughts are vital to the well-being of the planet.  A vacation from blogging imparts an awareness that world events tend to continue with or without During my hiatus from blogging, a president got re-elected, after both parties spent the equivalent of […]

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