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Back to Basics

October 14, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending so much time wallowing in the TWO HUGE SCARY news items that are consuming the entire planet right now, that she has had little time to direct her attention to the normal drivel that readers have come to depend on from her. She has barely been […]

Zite Makes Right

January 10, 2012

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Apple’s #1 news app of 2011 was Zite, described as a “Pandora for news reading.”  If you are over age 50, the word “Pandora” might conjure up “Pandora’s Box,” which is not exactly a good thing.  Pandora, according to ancient Greek mythology was the first woman. After the gods created her, they gave her a box […]

What Not to Wear Around Livestock

October 11, 2010

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During our visit with our friends Glenda and Ralph who live in York Harbor, Maine, we attended the Maine Fryeburg Fair.  Imagine a wine festival, only they ran out of wine and someone ran to the 7-11 and stocked up on beer and soda.  Or a food festival that featured totally normal foods like pickles […]

A Trip to the Farmers Market

September 19, 2010

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I have three high school friends (Susan, Judy, Phyllis) driving down from Philly to visit me this weekend.  In honor of the occasion, I decided to make a trip to the local farmers market, to bask in the whole touchy-feeliness of all that fresh, organic produce and homemade baked goods.  That way, my friends could avail […]

Go to Craft Fairs or Become A Lesbian

August 4, 2010

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck thinks a lot of older lesbians would have turned out straight if they could only land a man.  The co-host of “The View” said older women who have led heterosexual lives are choosing same-sex partners because men their age are chasing younger women. “All the older men are going for younger women, leaving […]

Keeping Up With Anything (even the Kardashians)

May 16, 2010

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I had lunch today with my good friend Ellen. Ellen, like some People of a Certain Age, is slightly behind the curve on pop culture and pop technology. I sort of suspected this when she commented on one of my recent columns by asking, “Who is Heidi Montag?” The truth is, Heidi stars in a […]