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Women in Cars

July 15, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has always wished that she could secretly video any number of times that she has been in cars with groups of women.  These video-worthy events are usually precipitated by being lost,  concern about potentially getting lost, inability to find where one’s car is parked, confusion about how to exit parking […]

Teaching Old People How to Drive Better

March 11, 2016

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  A close friend of Life in the Boomer Lane is now teaching an AARP refresher course for senior drivers. The class is being held in Florida, in an area known for chiropractors, podiatrists, and over-55 mobile home communities. LBL’s friend, whom we shall call Bernice (and Bernie for short, in honor of her favorite […]

The Boomer and the Law

April 3, 2015

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This year, Life in the Boomer Lane submitted her taxes and subsequently had a call from her tax guru. “I was looking at your personal property statement for your car, and there was an inspection sticker attached to it,” she said. LBL immediately went to her car to see if anything was amiss, but saw […]

Born to Ride

August 12, 2013

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If you’ve noticed more and more folks driving cars in which the steering wheel comes up higher than their heads, you are not at Goofy’s Crazy Car Track at Disney World. People are driving longer in life. Almost 93 percent of those age 60 to 64 had a driver’s license in 2011, up from 84 […]

Paving the Highway With My Life

September 9, 2010

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When Life in the Boomer Lane wrote the post about Miracle the Cat (“Cats Flying off the Roof of My Car”), LBL was reminded that LBL has a long history of things in general flying off the roof of her car.  For the five people who have already read LBL’s post about Miracle, you are probably now […]

The Meaning of Brass Balls

August 30, 2010

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On Saturday, I drove from Virginia to Oxford, MD to attend an annual gathering of a group of journalists who used to work at the Easton Star Democrat.  That’s where Bill Handleman worked many years ago, and, because Bill died this year, the gathering was going to include a few toasts to Bill, as well […]