Browsing All posts tagged under »1960s«

50: Pt 2

April 29, 2015

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  In spite of Life in the Boomer Lane’s best efforts at ending up in a geographic area other than the one intended by the organizers of her high school 50-year reunion, she did ultimately arrive. This was thanks to her close friend/fellow grad, who picked her up at 30th St Station in Philadelphia. We […]

The Link Between Age Compatibility and Relationship Success

December 25, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has written numerous brilliant, profound, and downright side-splitting posts.  But no matter how many seriously valuable topics she attempts to cover, from cats who want to kill you to big butts, there are three topics that remain permanently on her Biggest Hits List. They are: 1. The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix: A […]

Women in Packaging

February 17, 2011

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The title of this post doesn’t refer to Angelina Jolie action figures or to or females with all of their body parts squished into Spanx.  Women in Packaging, Inc is “an international, nonprofit, professional packaging organization dedicated to the growth and success of packaging professionals.”  There.  Now you know.  In addition to Women in Packaging, […]

What I did then. What I wouldn’t do now.

November 15, 2010

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Although I had no part of the free sex of the 60s, and only slightly more of the more-than-free-but-still cheap drugs of the era, I look back on some of the things I did back then and wonder how I survived.   I hitchhiked with my then best friend from Philly to Trenton, so that […]

What I did then. What I wouldn't do now.

November 15, 2010

31

Although I had no part of the free sex of the 60s, and only slightly more of the more-than-free-but-still cheap drugs of the era, I look back on some of the things I did back then and wonder how I survived.   I hitchhiked with my then best friend from Philly to Trenton, so that […]

You’re Probably A Feminist. You Just Don’t Know It.

October 15, 2010

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                                                               Contrary to what many believe, feminism didn’t begin at the Miss America Pagent of 1968 when a group of women burned their bras. Over 500 years before the scent of smoking undergarments, women were writing and speaking on behalf of their rights.  The modern suffragist movement began in the eighteenth century in France.  In  1920, […]

You're Probably A Feminist. You Just Don't Know It.

October 15, 2010

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                                                               Contrary to what many believe, feminism didn’t begin at the Miss America Pagent of 1968 when a group of women burned their bras. Over 500 years before the scent of smoking undergarments, women were writing and speaking on behalf of their rights.  The modern suffragist movement began in the eighteenth century in France.  In  1920, […]