Browsing All Posts filed under »women over 50«

Putting the Us Back in UterUs

March 9, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has noticed that, in addition to car keys, cell phones, and Kindles, she has also lost body parts. Her knee, brain cells, the better parts of several teeth, several inches of height, and her uterus are now history.  She had thought these were gone for good, until she saw […]

James Bond Beds A 50-Year-Old Woman. Applause, please.

December 8, 2014

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For those of you who have been living inside a broken pay phone booth since 1962, you may not have been aware that James Bond likes his women plentiful, available, and pretty darn nubile.  The average age of the men who have played Bond over the last 200 years, has been 43.5.  The average age […]

Guerrilla Aging: Advanced Style

November 22, 2014

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  Ari Seth Cohen is a stalker, of the finest kind.  For some years, he has been following people on the streets of New York, and asking them if he can take their photos.  His motives are simple: to find ordinary people of extraordinary style.  Given that we are talking about New York, here, and […]

Guerrilla Aging: Friendship

October 3, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane was just visited for a couple days from two long time friends.  Judy, since 9th grade.  Susan, since 5th.  The years of our lives have been filled with whatever fills years.  We marvel each time we are together that we pick up exactly where we left off.   We […]

Guerrilla Aging: Rational Women Repeating Irrational Patterns

September 26, 2014

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From time immemorial, women have been the bearers and guardians of children. It’s easy to see that because of women’s roles, they had to develop traits of steadfastness, loyalty, and the desire to nurture and to protect. By having a male as part of the family unit, food and protection were often assured, and mothers could spend […]

Older, Faster, Tougher

September 16, 2014

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  This morning, Life in the Boomer Lane was momentarily distracted from the disturbing realization that she was out of unsweetened soy milk, by a loud banging on the front door.  Coffee cup in hand, she came to the door to see her sweaty, panting across-the-street neighbor standing on her front porch. The neighbor, who […]

Reclaiming Your Sex Drive During Menopause, a guest post by Marie Goldberg

August 26, 2014

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    While menopause has come out of the closet, the loss of sex drive experienced by menopausal and post-menopausal hasn’t. We still tend to gloss over such loss or to bury it under articles that scream “How to Have the BEST SEX EVER After Age 50!”  But “best” sex, or even “good” sex, let […]

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