Browsing All posts tagged under »boomers«

The Age of Diversity

February 26, 2015

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At some point in the recent past, the concept of diversity was invented. Having been invented, diversity could then attach itself to a lot of things that used to be considered problems. Now, we would know that these weren’t problems, but could, in effect, be included within the range of what was considered normal. This […]

Enough is Enough: Why I Had to Retire, a Guest Post by Terri Webster Schrandt

February 21, 2015

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Terri Webster Schrandt worked in the public parks and recreation field for 35 years. She was a recreation and leisure practitioner for a large city in Northern California. She retired in late December 2014.  She continues to teach as a part-time lecturer in the Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration department of a large Northern California university. Her  second […]

Guerrilla Aging: Lounging At the Bottom of the Learning Curve, a guest post by Paula J Wray

February 6, 2015

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Paula is the author of PaulaJWray.  In her own words, “I am a writer. Mostly humor. Sometimes I vent and sometimes I wax spiritual, philosophical, or poetic. I even try my pen at flash fiction and creative non-fiction. I live in the Rocky Mountains with my husband and a balding black cat. When I’m not […]

The Short Shelf Life of Immortality

February 1, 2015

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One might think that the biggest drawback to being dead is that we can no longer experience being with those we love. While this belief has merit, it doesn’t have any money-making potential. But, if we believe that the biggest drawback is that those we love can no longer experience us, there is a buck […]

When Mothers and Their Babies Both Wear Diapers

January 15, 2015

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While Life in the Boomer Lane has been frittering away her time keeping track of international terrorism and the antics of several unnamed heads-of-state, she has failed to notice a growing trend that poses a distinct threat to all women worldwide: the exploding number of post-50 women who are choosing to give birth. AARP Magazine, […]

Sex, Lies, and Ensure: The Sexual Habits of the Over-55 Set

January 5, 2015

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Anyone who has ever visited an assisted living facility or nursing home has probably come away with the impression that the #1 athletic pastime of residents consists of lining up at the dining hall doors, well before meal time is scheduled to begin. If so, you’d be wrong. Not only wrong, but seriously wrong.  The […]

The Apps You Need Right Now

January 3, 2015

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In an effort to better serve her non-paying clientele, Life in the Boomer Lane has made an exhaustive, as well as exhausting, survey of some of the 10 billion apps that are now available on smart phones, that enable people to live healthier, more stress-free lives. This research was done between the end of one […]

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