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When Your Brain Has A Mind of Its Own

September 25, 2017

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This month’s issue of AARP Magazine will be of special interest to those readers who frequently announce “The Devil made me do it,” when confronted with their own self-damaging and/or inexplicable behavior. With all due respect to The Devil, Life in the Boomer Lane believes said Devil has been working overtime to create any number […]

Mighty Mouse and You

August 11, 2017

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Those readers who are convinced that North Korean missiles are now, even as we speak, headed this way, have no need to continue reading this blog post. If you truly believe you have mere moments left, you certainly don’t want to spend them wallowing in Life in the Boomer Lane’s depleted mental universe. Please come up […]

Do Older Men Really Prefer Younger Women?

July 27, 2017

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  Two recent studies have changed the way we think about relationships between older men and younger women.  “We”  is defined as anyone who wants to think about these relationships in a different way. The rest of you are free to roam at will and can think whatever you want to. Life in the Boomer […]

Making No Scents

July 11, 2017

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Life in the Boomer lane has learned of two astonishing and depressing studies this week. One is that Trump’s supporters have brains that are not impacted in any way by anything their hero says or does. They are, however, wired to applaud anything he says. We will bring back the fossil fuel industry, because that […]

Take A Placebo and Call Me in the Morning

June 9, 2017

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It’s no secret that we have all had our notion of reality tested beyond reason, since June 16, 2015, when Donald Trump left the world of professional wrestling and reality show hosting in order to run for President of the United States. Since then, we have been told that what we saw we didn’t, what […]

Socks: Covering More Than Just Feet

March 22, 2017

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An alert reader has passed on to Life in the Boomer Lane the results of a research study about the benefits of non-conformity.  Let’s face it.  The human tendancy toward conformity has served us throughout the millenia. Without our need to belong to a group and to obey common rules and mores, we’d all be […]

5 Facts About Online Dating

March 13, 2017

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Pew is at it again.  They have taken a break from all of their published research on the fallout of our presidential election and on current political trends, in order to focus on what really matters to people: online dating. This will have two benefits: First, it will, unlike politics, bring people together. Second, it […]