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The Guys in the Cabin Next Door

October 8, 2013

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  Life in the Boomer Lane and a group of her friends rented a couple cabins this past weekend, in a spectacular wooded setting. Briefly imagine, if you will, LBL’s brilliant rendition of women bonding against a backdrop of nature’s endless bounty. Now, let’s cut to the chase: the guys in the cabin next door. […]

Bag Lady Intervention

August 4, 2013

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Life in the Boomer Lane recently read a cry for help that a woman posted on Vibrant Nation. Her life was being ruined by the size of her purse and the amount of stuff in it. The weight of the purse was creating a physical problem, and her husband refused to stick his hand in […]

How to Make Menopause Disappear

June 14, 2013

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Mankind has pondered several unanswerable questions for exactly as long as it has been on the planet.  We search for the meaning of life. We wonder if there is life after death. . And we ask, “Who Put The Bop In The Bop Shoo Bop?” Right up there with all the others is the mystery […]

My Mother. Myself? A guest post by Erica Hollinshead Stead

April 1, 2013

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Every once in a while, I am struck by the need to blur the lines between the generations of women.  To remind myself that we are all, at heart, the products of other women whose reality differed in countless ways than ours.  That we are all, at heart, traversing a terrain our mothers never knew, […]

The Wiggles:A Guest Post by Nancy Roman

February 22, 2013

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Nancy is the author of a blog called, NotQuiteOld, which is sort of how everyone of a certain age feels because old is something that those “other” people are, not us.  Old is like 20 years away.  Always. Right?  Right.  But it’s that pesky “notquiteold” dimension that we exist in that keeps reminding us that we may be notquiteold, […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: A Few Quickies for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2013

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  For those of you who were starting think that my friend Susan had extricated herself from the maws of online dating, rest assured that she has only taken a small step back and has managed to keep her fingers mostly intact. She has had several email and phone conversations, only one of which has […]

The Real Housewives of Charlotte County, A Guest Post by Katy Clark

January 30, 2013

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  K8edid’s blog is, in her own words, has “not much to say about me, and a whole lot to say about me. I’m pushing fifty (as in “blew past it and pushing farther and farther away”). I’ve been married for 33 years to my best buddy and greatest supporter, affectionately known as Sweet Cheeks. […]

Come Here, Go Away: A guest post by Mimi Krumholz

January 24, 2013

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Mimi, the author of Waiting for the Karma Truck, has asked me not to include her words about the karma truck in her bio, here. But, because I am a ten-year-old boy at heart, I am doing exactly that: “What do I want to tell you? I guess the same thing I say to everyone […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old): A Bloody Bad Date

January 9, 2013

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Believe it or not, my friend Susan is not the only woman who has dibs on interesting and creepy dating experiences.  My friend Gayane, jealous of Susan’s newfound notoriety, has shared her latest date with me on eHarmony. For those of you who are unfamiliar with eHarmony, either because you are married or partnered or currently […]

Guerrilla Aging: Seeing Mah

December 20, 2012

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Please visit www.guerrillaaging.wordpress.com for our latest guest post from Natosha Safo. Tosha is as beautiful as her name.  Her intellect rivals her height. She gives back more than what has already been taken from her in her thirty-six years of life. She sees people, really sees them.  It is a rare gift.