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May 5, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been preparing for this day for her entire life.  She’s forgotten a lot of what has happened to her over the last 70 years, and some of that is a good thing.  A lot of life decisions she has made were good ones. Some, not so good. Some items, […]

My 10 Holiday Wishes for You

December 21, 2016

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Dear Readers, May you find joy this year in the loving embrace of family and friends. Or, if not,  watching a really good movie, with some really tasty popcorn in your mouth. May you appreciate all the wonder and bounty in your life.  Or, if not, believe that wonder and bounty are seriously overrated. May […]

I Have 10,000 Blog Followers

September 30, 2014

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WordPress now tells Life in the Boomer Lane that she has 10,000 followers.  She would immediately have to start purchasing larger hats were it not for several important facts: 1. She has no idea who these people are. The number of people who comment on her blog posts has actually gone down, not up. And, […]

Six-Word Memoirs

February 14, 2014

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Thanks to all of you who generously commented on Life in the Boomer Lane’s post on Midlife Collage. Thanks to Ermigal, who found the post and re-posted it on her own blog. That post was from February 2013.  LBL just found one of her earliest posts, from October 2010: The current issue of AARP Magazine […]

A Valentine for People who Read My Blog

February 9, 2014

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Dear Readers, Life in the Boomer Lane spends a lot of time making fun of things in this world that make her laugh, make her crazy, make her angry, and have her believe we are all literally going to hell in a hand basket, and the hand basket is ratty and moldy and full of […]

Why I’d Rather Be 65 Than 5, 15, 25, 35, 45, or 55

May 3, 2012

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Age 5:  I was Raggedy Ann to Neil Fishbein’s Raggedy Andy in the end-of-year school show.  I loved Neil and he loved me.  This would seem to set me up for a lifetime of bliss (talk about “getting old together”) but, the day ended tragically.  My fake braids smeared my heavy white theatrical face paint […]

Fullness

March 16, 2011

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Tomorrow morning, I’ll board a plane for London to see my daughter and my grandson.  I’ve been there many times, now.  This trip, like all others will have its own unique character.  The word “fullness” comes to mind when I think of this trip.  My daughter:  The fullness of belly, of breasts.  Incubating her next […]