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My iPhone is Bigger Than Your iPhone

May 30, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a long history of technology failure.  Most of these experiences can best be summed up by Now Husband as: What you are telling me isn’t possible. You must have pressed the wrong button. It works perfectly when I do it. Response #1 has also been vocalized by numerous online […]

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 […]

Top iPhone Apps for Post-50s Folks

January 2, 2012

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Thanks to Huff/Post, we post-50s can stay up on the latest apps to make our lives worth living: The “It’s Done” app allows you to look back confidently that you did, indeed, take that vitamin or medication, turn off the oven, or write to the newspaper with unique ways to solve the budget deficit. There […]

Please don't take my crappy cell phone away from me!

November 19, 2010

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My technological prowess stops somewhere between the invention of the wheel and that of the cotton gin.  Everything else, I put under one of two categories: It’s magic and I like it. It’s a curse on my existence and I want it to go away.  My enthusiasm for changing anything I have is comparable to […]

Please don’t take my crappy cell phone away from me!

November 19, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s technological prowess stops somewhere between the invention of the wheel and that of the cotton gin.  Everything else, LBL puts under one of two categories: It’s magic and she likes it. It’s a curse on her existence and she wants it to go away. LBL’s enthusiasm for changing anything she has is […]

Goodnight Sweetheart, Whoever You Are

July 19, 2010

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Now Husband had a high school reunion yesterday. He is always having high school reunions, because he went to four high schools. Three were in Europe. One was in Morocco. So, in addition to the four reunions in the actual locations of the schools, there are four US-based reunions each year. This provides him with […]