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Guerrilla Aging: Becoming A Reinventionista

April 10, 2014

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  The following is a guest post from Sherman Bedford. She usually writes poetry, and I am grateful that she has taken a departure from that to write the following. Her blog is in process. ***** My life is nothing like I ever imagined it would be. A year ago I almost died, but I […]

How to Not Get Divorced

August 15, 2013

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Because Life in the Boomer Lane forgot to bring to the gym her copy of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, the book she currently reading, she was forced to pick up a copy of the September issue of Glamour from the Gold’s magazine rack. Just when she was starting to carefully read “Readers Share Sex Things They […]

Divorce After 50: A Guest Post by Alan Brady

April 9, 2013

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When I received an inquiry from someone named Alan Brady, about being a guest poster on my blog, I immediately flashed back to the character of Alan Brady on the Dick Van Dyke Show. That Alan Brady was pompous, had a lot of hairpieces and made a lot of bad decisions.  He was a guy […]

Divorce, Boomer Style

June 12, 2012

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NPR has reported today that, after 115 years together, one couple is calling it quits. Bibi and Poldi are giant tortoises who bonded when they were young. But after more than a century together, Bibi decided she’d had enough. She began biting her partner’s shell. The staff at the Austrian zoo said they’re not sure what caused […]

Finding My Future in A Trashcan

January 1, 2011

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One of the great ah-ha moments of LBL’s life began with the sight of small pieces of a photo in the trash can in the driveway of her marital residence.  At first, what LBL was looking at made no sense to her.  LBL recognized the photo, one taken by Now Husband, of her on a […]

Marry. Or live together. Or just get a dog.

July 15, 2010

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Time to get serious. Newsweek did a piece on “The Case Against Marriage” with some mighty scary stats. They include: 1. Americans have the highest divorce rate in the world 2. As many as 60 percent of men and 50 percent of women will have sex outside of their marriage (The rest are too busy […]