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Art and the Aged: The Surprising Benefits of Crafting and Creating for Seniors

February 24, 2017

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The following is a guest post from Harvey Woods, a therapist who believes strongly in the arts and creativity. He writes about creativity and self-care for a better life.                                                     […]

This New Orange Era: The Growing Divide

February 20, 2017

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For those of you who feel like you are caught in a Trump avalanche, know that you are. You want desperately to get out, but it seems that every time you start to wriggle your limbs, you precipitate another large chunk of snow dislodging and burying you even deeper. You may want to stop struggling, […]

A Cup of Coffee at the Tower of Babel

February 15, 2017

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The following is a guest post from Gayane Palian, a reader of this blog and longtime resident of Washington, DC: I go to Starbucks for a shot of sociability and civility in addition to my coffee.  Whether it’s the baristas or the customers, am never disappointed. My regular stops include the one on Mass Ave. […]

One Day U: Going Back to College for One Day

February 13, 2017

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You cannot make decisions about the future, without an understanding of the past. Our country is now stuck in the present moment, with no understanding of the past and no vision for the future. So began the first powerful lecture that Life in the Boomer Lane attended, yesterday, at One Day University in Washington, DC. […]

A Valentine for POTUS

February 6, 2017

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    Dear POTUS, This year, I’m sending you a Valentine, not because I love you or respect you, but because I love my country. And you are the duly-elected symbol of that country. You may not know that I love my country, since I’m not in the pro-life movement, I don’t attend church, fear […]

Domestic Partnerships and the Law: What You Need to Know Before You Break Up

February 2, 2017

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The following is a guest post: Whether it’s a lack of trust or simply growing apart, there are numerous reasons why long-term relationships break down. If you have virtually no commitment with regard to housing or children, relationships break-ups are relatively simple from a legal perspective. However, many long-term relationships unfortunately don’t have that luxury, […]

Condocalypse

January 31, 2017

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    A lot of people worry about any number of ways their lives might be snuffed out, in this scary new world. Hordes of murderous immigrants pouring across our borders, nuclear war, super-resistant strains of bacteria, and the accelerating pace of climate change all occupy their thoughts. Yet, while many fret, others have made […]