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The Year Everyone’s Hair Fell Out

November 17, 2021

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been getting used to her hair not only falling out, but flying across rooms and nestling in surprising places. She has noted hair inside freshly washed laundry, hair clinging to furniture, and hair doing a balletic freefall onto laptop keys as she types this blog post. While she considered […]

Selling Your Home vs Aging in Place: 3 Options for Safe Senior Living

June 10, 2021

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The following is a guest post, written by Karen Weeks. Karen is a Senior Lifestyle blogger. She struggled to find a new sense of purpose after retirement which made way to learn a new skill and took a computer course. She then created ElderWellness.net as a resource for seniors who wish to keep their minds, […]

Oldushka

June 6, 2021

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Life in the Boomer Lane is about to say something positive about something that is happening in Russia. Contrary to what some readers may believe at this point, Donald Trump, Former Guy and Loyal Russian Supporter, had nothing to do with this post. Russia, for all it’s megalomaniacal intrusions into the US presidential election and […]

Older, Faster, Tougher Part 2

June 1, 2021

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Life in the Boomer Lane will begin with an explanation to Loyal Readers. This post is not a follow up to the last post about LBL’s gym attendance. LBL’s going to the gym has never, in all the decades that have gone on, resulted in her being faster, or tougher, although she does seem to […]

What Women Want. or Not.

December 7, 2020

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Visualize this: A band of young people (young, because their life span is less than 30 years), slogging along over some unnamed terrain that would one day boast mile after mile of Targets, Home Depots, Wal Marts, and unlimited fast food and pizza restaurants. Now there is only endless nothing. One female is getting testy. […]

Cataract Surgery

July 23, 2020

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The history of cataracts began well after the time when the average life span was only a bit longer than a bag of dried beans. People generally lived long full lives into their 20s and 30s, then succumbed to rotted teeth and mammoth attacks. Other ailments included gout, the vapors, biliousness and St Vitus Dance. […]

The Ultimate Test of Friendship

April 2, 2020

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Friendship was invented a long time ago, specifically when some random human told a second human, “Hey! There’s a Big Something behind you” just in time for the second human to jump out of the way as a surly mastodon barreled through. After that, the two became buddies and watched fighting every Friday night together. […]

“The Bachelor”: Senior Edition

February 26, 2020

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For those Readers who have been living in the bottom of Life in the Boomer Lane’s in box, you might not be aware of the latest news about “The Bachelor.” “The Bachelor” franchise is maybe the most lucrative reality show ever in the history of the entire world. This is, of course, if one doesn’t […]

Aging Not Gracefully

February 24, 2020

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Life in the Boomer Lane and Now Husband were each having back issues when they cooked. Luckily for LBL, she cooks as little as possible. But she does create large Passover and Hanukkah extravaganzes requiring a lot of hours on her feet. She pays the price with miserable back spasms. Now Husband cooks on a […]

OK, Boomer

February 14, 2020

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A professor at the University of Oklahoma provoked outrage by saying the phrase “OK, boomer” was like saying the N-word. He later apologized to students. This event has been getting a lot of press lately, ecllipsing even the the two most significant, ongoing, high-profile meltdowns the world is currently facing: the Antartic ice shelf and […]