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The Wisdom of the Aged

January 4, 2016

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An alert reader sent Life in the Boomer Lane a link to a New York Times article titled “The Wisdom of the Aged.” Before reading it, LBL was afraid that this article, like many she had read in the past, would ask aged people to what they attributed their long lives. The answers would be […]

6 Ways Your Body Gets Better With Age

December 14, 2015

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  An alert reader sent Life in the Boomer Lane an article from Healthy Living, titled “6 Ways Your Body Gets Better With Age.” This was five more ways than LBL was aware of.   The only way she is currently aware that her body is getting better with age, is that as she continues […]

Be Thankful for Your Aging Brain

November 23, 2015

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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 […]

When Does Old Age Begin?

November 13, 2015

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For many thousands of years, mankind has wondered when old age began. Mostly, it began about a week after puberty.  In the Middle Ages, reaching age 21 was the goal.  If you made it tht far, you had a pretty good shot at living into your 60s. Of course, your teeth would have all rotted […]

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

November 9, 2015

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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 […]

I’ll Go on A Diet if You Give Me Your Wallet: What People Really Want in A Partner When Dating

September 30, 2015

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No matter how many times Life in the Boomer Lane (or anyone else) writes about the characteristics people look for in relationships, those actually looking for relationships will read it. LBL is starting to think that, in the category of “hope springs eternal,” humans believe that if enough studies are done, one’s odious characteristics might […]

Should Men Even Exist?

August 14, 2015

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The following was inspired by a recent article in the Washington Post, sent to Life in the Boomer Lane by an alert reader. The fact that LBL is writing about this is in no way indicative of her disrespect for men. Nor is it her intention to be the female version of Donald Trump.  She […]

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