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We are getting smarter. Or, we are getting dumber.

August 13, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane, in an attempt to distract herself from the current havoc being wreaked around the planet by 1) people  2) infectious disease and 3) Bob McDonald, turned, instead, to psychological research to give her the lift she deserves. Researchers, who are immune to the flotsam and jetsum of political, religious, and […]

Guerrilla Aging: Leaving Normalcy Behind and Not to Our Grandchildren

August 1, 2014

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The following is a guest post from Joyce Kramer, one of the co-authors of Saving the Best for Last: Creating Our Lives After 50.  Joyce has done far too much in her life to fit into this small paragraph. Let us just say that she is an agitator, of the highest and best kind.  ***** […]

Ointments, Salves, Lotions and Other Mysteries of Life

July 21, 2014

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  A friend of Life in the Boomer Lane, another woman-of-a-certain-age, was out of town, staying in a hotel, and preparing to meet her first ex-husband for lunch. In spite of the fact that there would be no interest on either of their parts for hanky panky (the vintage way of saying “sex,” not the […]

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.                                   […]

December 14, 2012

December 15, 2012

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Life sometimes provides the best and the worst at exactly the same time.  At this time of the year when children are celebrated even more than usual, 20 sets of parents are experiencing a grief that no parent should experience.  And on this very same day, I watched a video of my first grandchild, now […]

Kickstarter Campaign Just Launched!!!

August 21, 2012

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Kickstarter Campaign Just Launched!!!.  A must-see from Myra, whose blog is tragic and hilarious and whose parents are crazier than yours.

Secret Service Agents and the Colombia Prostitution Scandal

April 19, 2012

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  “WASHINGTON (AP) — Moving swiftly, the Secret Service forced out three agents Wednesday in a prostitution scandal that has embarrassed President Barack Obama. A senior congressman welcomed the move to hold people responsible for the tawdry episode but warned ‘it’s not over.’” The scandal involved about 10 military service members, as many as 20 […]

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