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The Case of the Lost Hip

June 28, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been well aware for some time that one of the great mysteries plaguing women-of-a-certain-age is the loss of body parts. Back in 2011, she posted a piece, The Missing Body Parts of Women Over 50, dealing with this issue.  In the five years that have passed, she, herself, has lost two […]

How to Look Good in A Swimsuit

March 8, 2015

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  The following is a re-blog of an old post, with lots of new material mixed in that will, hopefully, trick Readers into thinking they are reading a new post.  Feel free to like this and to comment liberally, so that Life in the Boomer Lane thinks she has actually been successful in tricking you.  […]

Booty Pop

November 12, 2014

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  Celebs like Nicki Minaj, JLo, Beyonce and Kim Kardashian have given bodacious booties a big boost.  Enter Booty Pop, a purveyor of padded panties.  Booty Pop wants to be at the top of the bottom industry. Sales are up 47%, and customers are agitating for even more bountiful booty.  Booty Pop hears them, and […]

The Hunger-for-Beauty Games Pt2: Breasts vs Brains

May 31, 2012

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We came of age at a time when society seemed to be redefining, not only the roles of women, but of itself.  We were young when, for the first time in living memory, it was youth who toppled a president and ended a war.  When the modern women’s liberation movement began. When Roe v Wade […]

What does your husband really think of your wobbly bits?

November 22, 2011

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It’s taken over 200 years, but the Brits have finally figured out a way to ruin our Thanksgiving festivities.  The Daily Mail newspaper in the UK has come out with an article titled, “What does your husband REALLY think of your wobbly bits?”  For those of you who are asking, “How come the English people […]

And She Spanx, too.

July 25, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane bought a lovely dress to wear to First Son’s wedding last September.  She had to wear Spanx with this dress.  Most people know about Spanx.  LBL knows about ithem because her former best friend Jean became a model, dumped her and now Spanx is Jean’s best friend.  LBL also know […]

Just Beat Me With A Banana

July 16, 2010

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Stop the presses.  Ok, what Life n the Boomer Lane mean is if there were presses, she would stop them.  She’s on a rant.  CNN just came out with a story titled “Study: Body Shape Affects Memory in Older Women/Memory Loss More Pronounced in Women Who Carry Excess Weight Around Their Hips, A Study Says.” […]