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The Secret to Perfect Hair

November 20, 2014

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  Unless you have spent your life living  pre-4000 BC, before the mirror was invented, you may have noticed that you have hair growing out of your head. Life in the Boomer Lane has noticed this since she was a toddler and her mother tried to comb her demented hair. Even putting bracing her foot against LBL’s […]

Love, Marriage, and Other Bad Stuff

November 17, 2014

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  Since 1990, the divorce rate for Americans over the age of 50 has doubled, and more-than-doubled for those over the age of 65.  Over half of all grey divorces are to people in their first marriages, who have been married at least twenty years.  This can either be interpreted as an attempt to avoid […]

Booty Pop

November 12, 2014

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  Celebs like Nicki Minaj, JLo, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian have given bodacious booties a big boost.  Enter Booty Pop, a purveyor of padded panties.  Booty Pop wants to be at the top of the bottom industry. Sales are up 47%, and customers are agitating for even more bountiful booty.  Booty Pop hears them, and […]

Stalking and Being Stalked

November 10, 2014

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  It’s taken awhile for Life in the Boomer Lane to notice that she is being stalked by products she has searched for online.  There are, apparently, companies, most likely founded and run by recently toilet-trained tots, whose job is to imprint whatever LBL searches for and to then cause those items to appear on […]

Dating: The Soft Breakup

November 9, 2014

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  Human beings have always had a hard time finding the “right” person. Back in prehistory, a lot of potential relationships were ruined by the untimely demise of a prospective mate, due to being eaten by large out-of-control mammals. The unsuspecting (and single) ones who survived were often hunted down and captured by singles on […]

The Jobs Report

November 5, 2014

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  Huffington Post, in addition to its usual piece, bleating that sex over age 50 is the BEST SEX EVER, has an article about post-60-year-olds’ first jobs.  This got Life in The Boomer Lane to stop thinking about election results, in order to free up enough brain cells to address herself to the topic of […]

The History of Halloween

October 29, 2014

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    Halloween is the longest-running holiday ever in the history of the world, except for Take Your Pet to Work Day. Halloween culture can be traced back to the Druids, part of the Celtic culture. The Celts were a squirrelly lot.  They had no central government, no big important person in charge of everyone, […]

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