Browsing All Posts filed under »midlife«

What Baboons Can Tell Us About Aging and Singles Dances

May 17, 2012

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But first, please check out The Byronic Man.  Joel, the author, took time from his busy schedule of hilarity to feature Life in the Boomer Lane in his “20 Questions” series.   If you like her answers to his questions, let her know.  If not,  she’ll change them for you.                                                                                                                                                                                  ***** In the countries with the longest life expectancies, […]

Ana, You Have No Gag Reflex!

April 24, 2012

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Let us start with a confession: When I wrote my scathing and witty series on The Fifty Shades of Grey books, an astute reader/fellow blogger commented by providing what she felt was the best quote in the book.  Since then, this Sesquipedalian Songstress of Syntax has been trying to find a post to write in […]

Letitia, Uncovered

April 6, 2012

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Back in 1999, a year that occurred in the last century, back before youtube, the iPod, and the no-contact jacket, my friend Susan and I decided to start a speed dating company.  We did this because: 1. We had no experience of starting a business of any kind 2. We had no experience of speed […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old) Pt 7

March 2, 2012

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My friend Susan is back, after a short hiatus from the world of online dating (“I am NEVER going to do this again, and you can’t make me”). I had my work cut out for me. I gave her a lot of reasons why she should jump back in (“You are a fabulous woman and you […]

Middle Age vs The Middle Ages

February 22, 2012

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Many people nowadays confuse being middle aged with being in the Middle Ages.  They can be forgiven for a certain amount of confusion, since neither group of people had births recorded on iPhones and immediately posted on social media networks around the planet.  Neither group grew up with Tickle Me Elmo and Teenage Mutant Ninja […]

Dating After 50: Revealing Secrets. Or not.

February 9, 2012

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An overwhelming number of people who choose to enter the dating world after age 50 have already lived at least 50 years.  And, if they are like most people over 50 (and many people under,) some of their early choices in life, while not resulting in life in a maximum security prison, may have still […]

The Rebuttal

January 21, 2012

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As Sitting Bull said, after the Battle of the Little Bighorn, “There are two sides to every story.”  And, because I would heartily agree, I hereby present a rebuttal from Movie Man. Movie Man, aka Mike, is actually a Good Guy and he has become a good friend of Susan’s, in spite of their first date.  When […]