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One Day U: Going Back to College for One Day

February 13, 2017

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You cannot make decisions about the future, without an understanding of the past. Our country is now stuck in the present moment, with no understanding of the past and no vision for the future. So began the first powerful lecture that Life in the Boomer Lane attended, yesterday, at One Day University in Washington, DC. […]

One Day U: College, Boomer Style

August 22, 2016

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If the thought of going back to college for one day brings up memories solely of being strung out or being hung over, you might want to skip this post. On the other hand,  it conjures up one of the most exciting and amazing periods of your life, you are in luck: One Day U […]

One Day U: Going Back to College for One Day

March 23, 2016

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As brilliant and hilarious as Life in the Boomer lane’s posts may be, she never repeats subject matter within a few months.  She is making an exception here. Back in November, she found out about One Day University, and attended one of their all-day sessions in Washington, DC . This year’s schedule is out now, […]

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 […]

One Day University: 800 Students. 70-Minute Classes. 4 Topics. 1 Amazing Experience.

November 16, 2015

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Imagine a university in which classes are taught by some of the most popular and accomplished instructors from some of the most prestigous universities around the country. Imagine that, in one day, one can take advantage of subject matter covering art, law, behavioral science, and politics. Now imagine that there are no exams, no homework, […]