Browsing All posts tagged under »boomers«

One Day U: Making Music, From Jefferson to The Beatles

September 26, 2016


  Lest you think that Life in the Boomer Lane is beating you over the head with her enthusiasm for One Day U, you are absolutely correct. She attended her second One Day U yesterday. Once again, she is swooning from the experience of being back in the classroom, being taught by some of the […]

One Day U: College, Boomer Style

August 22, 2016


If the thought of going back to college for one day brings up memories solely of being strung out or being hung over, you might want to skip this post. On the other hand,  it conjures up one of the most exciting and amazing periods of your life, you are in luck: One Day U […]

The Heeby Jobbies and the Heebie Jeebies

July 5, 2016


  A woman at a recent Trump rally asked “Why aren’t we putting our military retirees on that border or in TSA? Get rid of all these heeby jobbies they wear at TSA?” Trump didn’t correct her, either by clarifying that the word was “hijabis,” nor that the question mark at the end of the […]

The Case of the Lost Hip

June 28, 2016


Life in the Boomer Lane has been well aware for some time that one of the great mysteries plaguing women-of-a-certain-age is the loss of body parts. Back in 2011, she posted a piece, The Missing Body Parts of Women Over 50, dealing with this issue.  In the five years that have passed, she, herself, has lost two […]

4 Reasons to Buy A House Later in Life

June 3, 2016


  The following is a guest post from Debra Lewis.  Since Life in the Boomer Lane is a Realtor and, since she often has older clients, she appreciates that age should never stop anyone from purchasing the house of their dreams. The purchase can be a single family home, a townhouse, a condo, or a […]

Top Six Apps for Boomers

May 27, 2016


    Life in the Boomer Lane spends a lot of time reading about apps that boomers need. While she agrees that some of these might be quite useful in certain circumstances, she has yet to find apps that she would consider indispensible. She is forced, therefore, to create her own and present them to […]

What 70 Means

April 1, 2016


    For thousands of years, people didn’t know what it meant to be 70-years-old. Large, surly animals, rotted teeth, and the plague were all standing by to end life well before that magic number. If you are inclined to believe the bible, a man named Methuselah lived 969 years.  Meth, as he was affectionately called, […]