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Overcoming the Stormy Side of Dating

February 20, 2018


For those people who have been living in a pistachio nut shell for the last year, Life in the Boomer Lane will tell you that the politicization of every single aspect of American Life has been quite successful. Examples abound: “This weather sucks.” “The weather was worse under Obama.” “Congrats on your new baby!” “Thanks.  […]

Dating Review Sites: Avoiding the Downside of Online Dating

August 11, 2015


Back in the Dark Ages of online dating, it was believed that dating sites were populated mainly by serial killers. Life in the Boomer Lane, a firm believer that even serial killers deserved to find true love, signed up for the service immediately. Her friends were horrified.  The horror went to even higher levels when […]

Clown Dating vs Dating Clowns

June 25, 2015


Life in the Boomer Lane worries a lot about all the singles out there, bouncing around, trying to find True Love. In this era of frequent relocations, reduced church attendance, and global warming resulting in antiperspirant failure, it isn’t easy to connect with others. To make matters worse, humans are finding more and more niche […]

Online Dating: Sex, Love, and Other Strange Stuff

January 4, 2014


If you are one of Life in the Boomer Lane’s three devoted fans, you may have noticed that she hasn’t written lately about online dating. This forced hiatus has been because Susan is taking a temporary break, and LBL has not been able to cajole her back into the dating pool. LBL is happy to […]

The Evolution of Wooing 1993-2013

September 20, 2013


The September issue of Elle Magazine (“Our Biggest Fashion Issue Ever! 650+ pages of approximately 1200 models who, all together, weigh less than this magazine!”) has an article titled “The Evolution of Wooing,” in which it details how the art of wooing has changed from 1993-1913.   1993: The world is a cold, heartless place, […]

The Perks of Online Dating After 50: A Guest Post from eHarmony Canada

February 27, 2013


    My Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old posts got the attention of eHarmony Canada, who requested equal time.  I’m happy to give it because, in spite of what I write about Susan’s misadventures in the dating world, I believe that online dating works.  I, along with countless other formerly single people, found love online.  I’m also […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: A Few Quickies for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2013


  For those of you who were starting think that my friend Susan had extricated herself from the maws of online dating, rest assured that she has only taken a small step back and has managed to keep her fingers mostly intact. She has had several email and phone conversations, only one of which has […]