Browsing All posts tagged under »rant«

Guerrilla Aging: The Dating Cess(Pool)

May 9, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane appreciates that there are times in life when it’s tough to be transformational, tough to see the positive in situations, and even tougher to hold ourselves accountable when life doesn’t go as we hoped it would.  Those times often occur with dysfunctional relationships. Sometimes, it’s OK to have our […]

Baby Boomers: The Worst Generation Ever?

December 14, 2013

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Gene Marks has written a provocative piece yesterday in Philadelphia Magazine, titled “Baby Boomers: Five Reasons They Are Our Worst Generation. ” The subtitle is “Ten thousand are retiring every day. Good riddance.” Marks, a columnist, author, and small business owner, blames boomers for all of the ills that beset our society. We are right […]

An Open Letter to Kanye West

October 30, 2013

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Dear Kanye, You probably don’t have many post-menopausal white women in your fan base. The only reason I know who you are is because I read US Magazine on the treadmill. For that reason, I know that you sort of ruined Taylor Swifts’s big moment at the Grammys and that you are Kim Kardashian’s Baby […]

Hillary Clinton: Face Off

May 10, 2012

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Hillary  Clinton, in an event generating even more negative feedback than her 1993 national health care debacle, has appeared in public with minimal makeup, glasses, and au natural hair.  The shocking occurrence took place during an official event in Bangladesh, part of her current diplomatic tour throughout Asia. In an act that brazenly flaunted common […]

Older Men, Younger Women: Fact or Unicorn?

February 28, 2012

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Way back in time, before most people had ever heard of Harold Camping or Denny’s Maple Bacon Sundae, I wrote a post titled  “The Myth of Older Men Wanting Younger Women.”   I didn’t intend it to be a tired diatribe of how men over a certain age want young babes. What surprised me was not […]

Living in An Upside Down World

February 17, 2012

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(The following is this week’s entry in my Friday series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend, blogging-wise). Thanks to the good folks who spend their time […]

A Valentine for Someone I Hate

February 13, 2012

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To the person who spelled my middle name incorrectly on my birth certificate: I applaud you for your creative license.  You took a strange spelling and turned it into an even stranger spelling. You recognized that although I was merely minutes old, I strove to be unique. To my first grade teacher who looked at […]