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An Honest Conversation about Sex After 70

July 27, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has been visiting the home of a close friend who lives in Maine. We’ll call this friend Francine, because that is the first name LBL could think of. The itinerary for the week includes eating, drinking, shopping, kayaking, going to the beach, and talking about sex.  As Francine is […]

No Room at the Ark

July 13, 2016

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This month, the second coming of Noah’s Ark officially opened to the public.  It is conveniently located in Williamstown, Kentucky, 45 minutes south of the Creation Museum. The Ark is the first phase of a vast tourist attraction, “Ark Encounter.” The centerpiece of the park is a 510-foot replica of Noah’s Ark, a literal interpretation of […]

Where Not to Stay This Summer

July 11, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane knows that a lot of you out there are searching for all kinds of vacation opportunities. You may be considering villas in the south of France or a certain Red Roof Inn outside Pittsburgh. As a public service, LBL will now advise you to cross one place off your list. […]

The Heeby Jobbies and the Heebie Jeebies

July 5, 2016

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  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 […]

The Case of the Lost Hip

June 28, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been well aware for some time that one of the great mysteries plaguing women-of-a-certain-age is the loss of body parts. Back in 2011, she posted a piece, The Missing Body Parts of Women Over 50, dealing with this issue.  In the five years that have passed, she, herself, has lost two […]

The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix Expanded

June 25, 2016

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Two significant things happened yesterday.  The first was that Life in the Boomer Lane learned that Britain had voted to leave the European Union. The second was that she realized that the post she published about Dana McClendon’s Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix: A Man’s Guide to Women back in 2014 had permanently remained her #1 post, eclipsing […]

Coming in Third

June 13, 2016

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It’s pretty much a known fact that the diminutive size of First Newborns is, like Napoleon and smallpox, in inverse proportion to the upheaval they cause in people’s lives. While said newborns occupy their copious leisure time with sleeping, eating, and pooping, newly-minted parents create any number of mental crises over these seemingly innocent characteristics […]

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