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The Search for Happiness

November 15, 2017


Thanks to the latest issue of National Geographic, we all now know where people are happiest on this planet. Contrary to what you might be thinking, it’s not the free food sample stations at Costco. Nor is it sitting in front of the computer, staring at friends’ Facebook postings and hearing the familiar ding that […]

4 Reasons to Buy A House Later in Life

June 3, 2016


  The following is a guest post from Debra Lewis.  Since Life in the Boomer Lane is a Realtor and, since she often has older clients, she appreciates that age should never stop anyone from purchasing the house of their dreams. The purchase can be a single family home, a townhouse, a condo, or a […]

Five Ways to Add Storage Space to Any Room

April 20, 2016


    Life in the Boomer Lane has been obsessed, recently, with the growing phenomenon of tiny houses. She collects tiny houses on her pinterest page.  She debates floor plans of tiny houses. She fantasizes about living in a tiny house, facing the ocean.  So it was entirely appropriate that Debra Lewis, a reader of […]

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

January 30, 2013


  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. […]

The Hunger-for-Beauty Games Pt3: Redefining Beauty and Aging

June 1, 2012


Most of us passed through early middle age in a blur of child rearing and/or attention to our professional goals.  We could have been forgiven for not paying much attention to the aging process. And, unless we were unfortunate enough to go through the dissolution of a marriage and subsequent entry into the world of dating, […]

From Communes to Cohousing

May 7, 2012


For those Boomers who were too young in the hippie era to have grabbed their love beads, leapt into a VW van and headed to the nearest commune, or, for those Boomers who were intrigued with the idea of communes but not the reality, take heart: There is a housing revolution in the making, spearheaded […]