Browsing All posts tagged under »death and dying«

My Anti-Bucket List

April 17, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a good friend who often refers to her bucket list, when talking about travel. Every time she does this, it occurs to LBL that she, herself, has no bucket list like that. While she certainly has a lot of places she would love to see, she can’t say that […]

Aunt Gert

October 10, 2016

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    My Aunt Gert died on October 6, 19 days shy of her 95th birthday.  Gert was a legend in her own time, propelled by looniness that was the fodder for endless jokes between myself and my kids, as well as various blog posts. Nobody who ever met Gert would forget her. Being raised […]

Guerrilla Aging: Should Life End at 75?

October 10, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s last post concerned death.  This one does, as well.  Lest you think LBL has changed her blog to Death in the Boomer Lane, let her assure you this isn’t the case.  After today’s post, LBL will return once again to less weighty issues, in which she can incorporate satire, immaturity, […]

Thinking Outside the Casket Box

June 7, 2013

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If your life is a drag, don’t worry. It is entirely possible now to have fun after death. Some funeral homes, perturbed by feedback that mourners dreaded going to funerals, and perturbed even more that people weren’t having fun at their own funerals, have decided to make funerals something everyone can look forward to. According […]

Becoming The Guardians At The Door, a guest post by Peg Schulte

January 21, 2013

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Peg Schulte, the author of Peg-o-Legs Ramblings, describes herself as “an insurance agent, married, and mother of 2 college students who engages “in the struggles of daily life in a small town in Illinois” and who writes about “daily life from the Everywoman perspective.” I would describe her slightly differently: Peg is a woman who […]