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Be Thankful for Your Aging Brain

November 23, 2015


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Men Say They Like Smart Women, But Science Says They’re Full of Sh*t

November 9, 2015


There’s an old joke that goes something like this: An employer interviewed three women for a job.  One had the best education.  Another had the best experience.  A third had the best references.  Which woman did the employer hire? Answer: The one with the biggest tits.  Of course, had that employer been an actual person […]

Absence Seizures

October 1, 2015


Life in the Boomer Lane has just finished The Storied Life of AJ Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin.  Unless you are, at this moment, being wheeled into open heart surgery, please stop anything you are doing and read this book. The best books tell us less about the characters and stories they portray than they do […]

A Goat, A Wedding, and Some IBS

April 20, 2015


  Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Charleston, where she spent an entire week with two of her three children and her three grandchildren, in a glorious house on the beach. The end of the week culminated in the outdoor wedding of her youngest child. Although this may have been one of […]

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

August 13, 2014


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 jetsam of political, religious, and […]


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