The Dying Show

March 19, 2018

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I found out about a month ago that a woman, J,  who, throughout most of high school and college, was my best friend, was on Hospice care in a nursing home outside of Philadelphia. She was in the final stages of emphysema. Doctors couldn’t even say if she would make it to her birthday at […]

Stormy, Stormier, Stormiest

March 12, 2018

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In the interest of edification, enlightenment and entertainment, if not exorcism,  Life in the Boomer Lane has arranged for a three-way Facetime interview with Stormy Daniels, Anatastia Vashukevich, and herself.  And so, with no further fanfare, let us begin: LBL: Ms Vashukevich, may I call you Anastasia?  Thanks so much for agreeing to this interview. […]

Naps: Good, Bad, or Something Else

March 8, 2018

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It’s a fact of life that, many decades after small children stop taking daily naps, they again pick up the habit.  While Life in the Boomer Lane has taken maybe a handful of naps in her entire adult life, Now Husband and many of LBL’s friends partake, most on a daily basis. She is sure […]

The New 90-Year-Old Face of Internet Dating

March 5, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane firmly believes that there are two things that never age out, no matter how old we are. One is the dislike of going to the dentist.  The other is the hunt for love. JDate, the largest internet dating company aimed at Jewish singles, has, like other online singles websites, gone […]

When Internal Organs see the Light of Day

March 2, 2018

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This week, a close friend of Life in the Boomer Lane called her and started the conversation with the following: “I called you because you are an expert in prolapse.” This is, unfortunately, correct. Some years ago, LBL was in the shower, minding her own business, when she was suddenly aware that something was falling […]

Balk Like An Egyptian

February 28, 2018

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Archaeologists in Egypt say they have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the pyramids outside Cairo.   Along with an astonishing number of artifacts, what makes this tomb especially exciting is that it likely belongs to a high-ranking female official by the name of Heptet.  In addition to being a high-ranking official, Heptet was also a priestess. […]

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Taking the High Road

February 26, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane no longer has any need to remember all of the fabulous, fun-filled adventures that she and Now Husband have partaken of. When he starts a sentence with “Remember when we went to…?” she cuts him off with the same question: “Did I have a good time?”  All she is looking […]