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A Beautiful, Elegant Shell Game

December 4, 2019

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Life in the boomer Lane spent Thanksgiving week with her youngest child and his family. His children are age two and eleven months. After spending five or six days getting into various positions on the floor that no one over the age of 50 should subject themselves to, she had a free morning. She decided […]

Faster, Tougher, Stronger. And Older.

August 12, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending a lot of time lately, trying to avoid listening to the Forces of Evil that keep knocking at her door. Climate Change appears to be the most insistant, followed by Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, Hatred Against Other Races/Religions/Nationalities/Sexual Orintations/Political Parties, and the IRS (Readers Note: This last […]

Road Rage, Age Rage

May 13, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane pulled out of a parking lot last week, onto a street at a busy intersection. She was unable to totally straighten her car as she entered the street, so it was at a slight angle. An ambulace came down the street in the opposite direction, and suddenly, a car appeared […]

Where There’s A Will

May 3, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has always prided herself in being a take-charge person. She makes major life decisions easily and never lets the mail pile up. She takes full responsibility for all areas of her life, except for technology, and everyone knows that technology isn’t something that anyone should ever take responsibility for. She […]

The Diminishing Need to Age

April 17, 2019

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Many people born in the first half of the twentieth century have become concerned about their ability to outlive the current administration. Good news is on the horizon for these people, and it has nothing to do with Trump deciding to abdicate in favor of shooting himself up into space in order to become Emperor […]

NeNe Wreaks Havoc in the Liquor Store

March 3, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a swell trip to Florida. She visited a close friend in Palmetto and stayed at a lovely Airbnb on a beautiful street in St Pete. She also narrowly escaped being incarcerated. When she and her friends arrived at the Airbnb, they realized they needed several essentials. […]

Swimming in the Dutch the Fountain of Youth

November 12, 2018

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Loyal readers may be forgiven if they believe that the Netherland’s #1 claim to fame is the village of Oudewate, in which one can be weighed in order to determine if one is a witch. Not content with either that or with being the tallest people in the world, the Dutch are now on target to […]

Natural Remedies for Arthitis Pain

November 8, 2018

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The following is a guest post from Carolyn Ridland, the founder of CaregiverConnection. Carolyn writes: About 10 years ago, my parents began reaching the point where they could not be self-sufficient anymore. I was just married with two toddlers, so I felt like I couldn’t take them in, yet I wanted to make sure they were […]

When Mustard Becomes A Sex Toy

July 5, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a close friend who is so old that she doesn’t even qualify as a Boomer. Her last relationship ended before Facebook began and people needed to show hundreds of others what they ate for breakfast each morning.  But life, in its infinite wisdom and unending need for amusement, has […]

What’s Next

June 18, 2018

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While Life in the Boomer Lane wrestles with any technology requiring more than an “On” and “Off” switch, the folks at AARP are discovering even newer ways to confuse her. In the latest issue of AARP Bulletin, an article titled “What’s Next” details all of the ways technology is racing ahead of what human brain […]