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Blame it on Mercury Retrograde

January 27, 2015

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As any deep thinker and follower of astrology knows, the planets, when they aren’t spinning around and minding their own business, have total control over our lives. So much so, that we attribute peoples’ entire personalities to whichever sign they are born under.  An ordinary person can do whatever an ordinary person does, from being […]

Hot Sex vs Dirty Laundry

July 2, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has never really thought about her favorite room of the house, but assumes it would be the kitchen because of proximity to the refrigerator.  She had a real estate appointment the other day in which the homeowner, in showing her the recently-designed kitchen in his vintage home said he created […]

The Difference Between A 1-Year-Old, A 3-Year-Old, A 5-Year-Old and a 67-Year-Old

June 26, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Seattle, where she celebrated her granddaughter’s first birthday.  She will leave for Brooklyn tomorrow, where she will celebrate her older grandson’s fifth birthday (June) and her younger grandson’s third birthday (July).  She now shares certain observations with her readers about the behavior exhibited at these ages […]

Guerrilla Aging: Lucky Seven

May 23, 2014

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                                                                  The following is a guest post from Carol Lostetter, the author of Just My Life. Seven years ago, Carol entered the mystical, overwhelming, […]

The Shopping Maul

April 28, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane loves to shop. Anywhere, anytime, anyplace. (A digression here: LBL is not a shopaholic. Nor is she wealthy. Often, she buys nothing when she shops. When she does buy, it is mostly items on sale or on discount. And most of what she buys she returns anyway, which is […]

Guerrilla Aging: The Serious Signs of Aging (sort of) by Kate Crimmins

April 25, 2014

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    The following is a guest post from Kate Crimmins, whose blog is Views and Mews by Coffee Kat.  The subtitle of Kate’s blog is Kate’s Views on Life Edited by Four Opinionated Cats.  Kate is lucky, indeed, that the cats have such strong editing skills.   ***** “I don’t feel any different than […]

Things I Don’t Understand

April 21, 2014

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  There are a lot of things Life in the Boomer Lane doesn’t understand anymore, and she fears she is running out of time to make any sense of them. 1. She doesn’t understand why, when she flies (on a plane, mostly), TSA officials are always staring her down, ordering her to get into (or […]

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 […]

Guerrilla Aging: Losing Youth, Gaining Perspective

April 4, 2014

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  The following is a guest post by Darcie Purcell, who had a huge ah-ha moment while watching her son’s high school football game.  Darcie is lucky.  It takes many of us much longer to have that same ah-ha moment. Others are still waiting. Darcie can be visited at Being 40: Shift Happens and her Facebook […]

The Myth of Men Not Being Able to Commit

March 26, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane is continually amused by the glut of articles she sees about the inability that many men have to commit to relationships. Her own experience is that men commit more fully than women do. The difference is that, while women have relationships with people, men have relationships with inanimate objects. […]