90 is the New, uh, 90

April 1, 2014

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  It has recently come to Life in the Boomer Lane’s attention that, while she and her friends (roughly aged late 50’s to early 70′s) spend a lot of time bemoaning their physical and mental deterioration, a huge number of people are mindlessly cavorting through their 90′s, oblivious to the aging concerns that LBL and […]

Posted in: aging, boomer humor, humor

Guerrilla Aging: I’m Not Where I Thought I’d Be, But I’m Exactly Where I Am

March 28, 2014

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 The following is a guest post by Lakota Grace (her name, alone, makes for a great story) a  “71 year old, twice-divorced single lady who dyes her hair red, just because.” She can be visited at her blog,  A Look Forward.                               […]

Posted in: aging

The Myth of Men Not Being Able to Commit

March 26, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane is continually amused by the glut of articles she sees about the inability that many men have to commit to relationships. Her own experience is that men commit more fully than women do. The difference is that, while women have relationships with people, men have relationships with inanimate objects. […]

Posted in: humor, husband, satire

Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem

March 24, 2014

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  Gloria Steinem turns 80 tomorrow. Life in the Boomer Lane knows better than to assume that most people are aware of those people who have shaken up the world in ways that change us forever. So, for those of you who missed Gloria Steinem, here is a quick review: She was hot enough, as […]

Posted in: aging

The Rite of Spring Part 1

March 24, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane knows very well that the advent of spring usually involves young women developing a sudden, overwhelming need to cast bras aside and older women developing an equally intense need to force all manner of flower and vegetable to sprout in every available bit of green space they own.  LBL […]

Posted in: boomer humor, humor, satire

Guerrilla Aging: When Where We Are Isn’t Where We Thought We’d Be

March 21, 2014

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I had dinner with a friend/colleague a couple of days ago. She is sixty, and for decades was the devoted wife of a career military man. A registered nurse by training, she happily set aside her profession and assumed the role she felt was her highest calling. She raised her sons in wherever her husband’s […]

Khal Putin Banned From Netflix

March 19, 2014

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According to the Borowitz Report, in a brilliant bit of satiric wit, “In what was described as a major ramping up of sanctions, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday that the United States had frozen Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Netflix account, effective immediately.”  Life in the Boomer Lane believes that the surprise move […]

Posted in: humor, politics, satire
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