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Cheap Genes

March 3, 2017

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    Thanks to AARP Magazine, Life in the Boomer Lane is told that her wide swings between thriftiness and excess can be blamed entirely on genetics. She can now efficiently file that away in the same place that she puts her height, intelligence and boob size. According to AARP, our genetics and brain wiring […]

Friendship Friday: Shopping Mayhem

November 18, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been thinking a lot about friendship, lately. She has written about friendship and friends in many blog posts. But in this current era of political uncertainly, she finds her friends to be even more of a comfort than they have been in the past. In addition, she appreciates the […]

Buying Stuff From China

March 14, 2016

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  China has been accused of a lot of bad things, lately.  Donald Trump believes the Chinese started climate change.  The recent discovery that Lumber Liquidators has been selling cacinogenic wood flooring from China has been all over the news.  Added to that is carcinogenic drywall being sold throughout the US.  What few  people talk about, though, […]

The Well-Dressed Closet

March 3, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane was standing at her curb, yesterday, depositing a carton into the recycling bin, before the recycling truck was ro arrive.  A woman was walking by with her dog. She stopped in front of LBL and complimented her on her cute little workout top (Forever 21, really cheap).  LBL thanked […]

LBL’s Favorite Things for Holiday 2015

December 3, 2015

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  In deference to Oprah’s Favorite Things for Holiday 2015, Life in the Boomer Lane has decided to share with you a handful of items she believes are worth spending your money on during the holiday season. And the bonus is that you don’t have to run to the mall to get them. We’ll start […]

The Model and the Boomer

November 20, 2013

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It has come to Life in the Boomer Lane’s attention that if she doesn’t write about boomers soon, she might as well change her blog to Life in the General Doo-Doo Lane. To avoid this, she has returned to Boomerdom. Here goes: LBL loves shopping at Loehmanns. Aside from the discounts, it’s a store that […]

Let’s Talk Boobs

July 11, 2012

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Actually, let’s talk bras, even though they aren’t much fun to talk about. When we start wearing them, they are usually too big and they feel like alien beings have attached themselves to us.  Our first heavy make out sessions can involve young men who have seemed up until that point perfectly normal, with all […]