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The Truth About Happiness

October 15, 2019

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Since the dawn of time, people have noticed that happiness can be elusive. Getting stomped by a mammoth could put a damper on anyone’s day. After the demise of mammoths, humans all over the planet invented slavery, another buzz-kill for many. Even for the non-slave population, plagues, wars, rotten teeth, and having to eat meals […]

Poop vs Boobs vs Bubby

July 24, 2019

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As the world spins ever faster toward oblivion, with seemingly no rests stops along the way, two reasearchers from the University of Alberta have spent a lot of time analyzing exactly what the funniest English words are and why they are funny. Six categories were chosen: sex, bodily functions, insults, swear words, partying, and animals. […]

7 Reasons Why You Should be Sleeping Naked

May 21, 2019

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Refinery 29 has nailed the Wow-I-Didn’t-Know-That-Shit headline. The site covers everything pop culture/fashion/anyone or anything starting with K (Kardashian/Kondo/kombucha). It’s Life in the Boomer Lane’s go-to site that allows her to wow her friends with insider knowledge, when, in effect, she has only read the headline (Example: “If you stayed alert through the series, you’d have […]

The Diminishing Need to Age

April 17, 2019

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Many people born in the first half of the twentieth century have become concerned about their ability to outlive the current administration. Good news is on the horizon for these people, and it has nothing to do with Trump deciding to abdicate in favor of shooting himself up into space in order to become Emperor […]

The Meaning of Dreams

April 9, 2019

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This week, Life in the Boomer Lane dreamt that she was with Prince Charles, shortly after Diana’s death. Prince Charles was represented in the dream by the persona of a close friend of LBL. LBL coached him (the actual Charles, inside of LBL’s friend) in a concise, transformational way about the meaning of his life, […]

The Connection Between Dust and Weight Gain

March 27, 2019

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With the exception of the seemingly innocuous phrase “dust bunnies,” dust has always had a well-deserved bad rap in history.  A Korean dust event in 174 AD, was called Woo-Tou or Tou-Woo.  In spite of it’s catchy name, it ruined countless lives.  Massive dust storms caused by severe drought in the US Great Plains staes […]

Tis the Season

December 4, 2018

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Research released a couple of months ago has shown that well-adjusted people spend more on holiday shopping than non well-adjusted people. This research was funded by the group Citizens for More Liberal Use of Credit Cards. Life in the Boomer Lane was just pulling your leg.  Maybe. The first sentence of the first paragraph was […]