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Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

April 20, 2018

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Man’s desire to interpret his dreams began shortly after the invention of fire.  The first recorded dreams conversation began this way: “This fire is amazing.  I dreamt about it last night. What do you think that means?” “It means you are a loser. Fire, schmire. If you don’t get off your butt and start chasing […]

Older Men, Younger Women Update

March 30, 2018

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This week, Life in the Boomer Lane took a break from tracking our President’s favorite pastime: using his prodigious intellectual abilities to lure porn stars and Playboy centerfolds who reminded him of his daughter, into his gold-encrusted bed.  Instead, she caught the first episode of a British series, “Age Gap Love” which showed real people […]

Taking the High Road

February 26, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane no longer has any need to remember all of the fabulous, fun-filled adventures that she and Now Husband have partaken of. When he starts a sentence with “Remember when we went to…?” she cuts him off with the same question: “Did I have a good time?”  All she is looking […]

The Brain in Love

December 18, 2017

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The holidays are supposed to be about love: of family, of friends, of Jesus, of materialism, and, this year especially, of one’s love (and utter relief) of 2017 being finally put to bed. For this reason, Life in the Boomer Lane thought she’d take the opportunity to devote this post to love. It’s a win-win: She […]

Those Voices in Our Heads

December 11, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane can’t speak for anyone but herself, but at any given moment, she is having at least a dozen different conversations in her head.  These include conversations with herself, with others, with CNN, with presidential Tweets, with the GOP, with the bathroom scale, with cartons of ice cream in the freezer, […]

Dementia Linked to Birthplace

November 27, 2017

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Thanks to the folks at AARP, who are quoting an article in JAMA Neurology, we now know the states that produce the most people who will eventually succumb to dementia. Lest you believe that Life in the Boomer Lane is referring to those states that produced the highest numbers of voters for Trump, she isn’t. […]

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 […]