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The Answer to Age-Related Memory Loss

October 13, 2016


This entire presidential election season aside, most humans dislike forgetting things. They especially dislike forgetting things when those things consist of cell phones, credit cards, medical appointments, and the locations of our cars and grandchildren. Forgetting can cause confusion and subsequent embarrassment.  A close friend of Life in the Boomer Lane, already owning a long […]

What’s Going on in Your Dog’s Brain?

September 9, 2016


  Contrary to popular opinion, and with all due respect to Gary Larson (creator of the iconic cartoon, in which whatever we say is heard as blah-blah-blah by our dogs), dogs actually do understand us. According to the August 31 print issue of the Washington Post (Note to Readers: If you don’t know what a […]

The Meaning of Dreams

September 1, 2016


Life in the Boomer Lane has always taken an interest in dreams, specifically the following: What do my dreams mean?  What does it mean when I know I am dreaming in the dream? Why do I remember some dreams and others not? Why can’t I have great sex in dreams? (Readers note: LBL has never […]

The Mystery of the Female Orgasm Solved

August 3, 2016


  The recent wave of political mayhem swirling around Donald Trump has served to distract Life in the Boomer Lane from thinking about anything else.  At the forefront of her thoughts has been a scary vision of Trump in the oval office, ignoring the pleas of his cabinet and advisors to respond to any number […]

The Heeby Jobbies and the Heebie Jeebies

July 5, 2016


  A woman at a recent Trump rally asked “Why aren’t we putting our military retirees on that border or in TSA? Get rid of all these heeby jobbies they wear at TSA?” Trump didn’t correct her, either by clarifying that the word was “hijabis,” nor that the question mark at the end of the […]

Is the TSA Really Keeping You Safe?

May 18, 2016


  Unless you have been living in Life in the Boomer Lane’s old, non-functioning washing machine that she stores in the basement because the stairs are too tight to be able to remove it, you are probably aware that TSA lines at airports have exceeded lines to get into a free Beyoncé concert. This opening […]

Living Your Life in 8 Second Intervals

May 16, 2016


  Back in 2014, when Life in the Boomer Lane wrote her last post on aging and height loss, the world was a much more innocent place, chiefly because the presidential primaries had not yet begun and because LBL was still over 5′ tall. In the interim, both American politics and LBL’s height have dipped to […]