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Guerrilla Aging: Friendship

October 3, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane was just visited for a couple days from two long time friends.  Judy, since 9th grade.  Susan, since 5th.  The years of our lives have been filled with whatever fills years.  We marvel each time we are together that we pick up exactly where we left off.   We […]

The Guys in the Cabin Next Door

October 8, 2013

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  Life in the Boomer Lane and a group of her friends rented a couple cabins this past weekend, in a spectacular wooded setting. Briefly imagine, if you will, LBL’s brilliant rendition of women bonding against a backdrop of nature’s endless bounty. Now, let’s cut to the chase: the guys in the cabin next door. […]

The National Friendship Crisis

July 9, 2013

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You know the 450 Friends you have on Facebook? The ones who comment on all the photos of the babies and puppies you post? The ones who are wearing out their thumbs liking every thought you share from your daily inspirational calendar? The ones who never seem to forget your birthday? They are a myth. […]

Ellen

March 25, 2013

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Many years ago, she fought the good fight against breast cancer and she won. She left her job as a Realtor and went to work for the Breast Cancer Walk, run by the city of Alexandria, VA. The passion she had put into real estate was now put into saving women’s lives. She went on […]

The Real Housewives of Charlotte County, A Guest Post by Katy Clark

January 30, 2013

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  K8edid’s blog is, in her own words, has “not much to say about me, and a whole lot to say about me. I’m pushing fifty (as in “blew past it and pushing farther and farther away”). I’ve been married for 33 years to my best buddy and greatest supporter, affectionately known as Sweet Cheeks. […]

When House Guests Invade

April 9, 2012

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We have house guests this week. Having house guests is a unique opportunity, not only to tidy things up around the house, but to see our surroundings through new eyes and to deeply appreciate the fact that we have created a truly charming, inviting, and sometimes downright creepy environment. When we look carefully, we see […]

Anna Maria Island: The Beach. The Beauty. The BLTs.

January 30, 2012

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Don’t go looking for the Denny’s Seniors Specials on Anna Maria Island.  Anna Maria is located 10 miles north of Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast.  Years ago, when the rest of Florida got the message about condos, high rises, chain restaurants, and mouse paraphernalia, Anna Maria was entirely too busy picking sand out between her toes […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old) Pt 5

January 20, 2012

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I’ve had a lot of fun writing about Susan this week.  Many of you, consisting of one person, asked if Susan was real.  I have actually asked her that same question on several occasions, and she has always considered thoughtfully and then told me to shut up. Susan and I have been friends since 1998.  […]

My Friend Bill

December 16, 2011

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(The following is the seventh in Life in the Boomer Lane’s new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) This month, Now Husband and LBL lost […]

London: Why I’m Here and Why I’m There

March 23, 2011

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Whatta week!  Life in the Boomer Lane arrived n London on Thursday to spend the week with her daughter, grandson, and son-in-law.  As if that weren’t exciting enough, LBL found out on Saturday that from 4000 entries submitted to the NPR short story contest that she entered in January, hers was one of a dozen selected […]