Browsing All posts tagged under »women«

What Makes Someone Sexy?

April 30, 2015

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Switzerland, the picture-postcard home of Heidi and about $1.5 trillion dollars worth of untraceable bank accounts, has learned how to survive in a state of neutral, monetary bliss. The Swiss can then go about the business of banking and doing research into what makes people sexy. According to the UK Telegraph, scientists in Geneva have […]

What Are Men Good For?

January 26, 2015

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The secret to longevity depends on who you ask. People who have actually made it to an advanced age will credit alcohol or no alcohol, sex or no sex, red meat or no red meat, whatever or not-whatever.  Jessie Gallan, age 109, credits her advanced age to porridge and avoidance of men. While these items […]

Bitch Planet

December 10, 2014

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Vox Magazine had an interesting article about a new feminist comic book titled “Bitch Planet.” This comic has deep and meaningful ramifications for society’s often misguided and misogynistic culture. But, since Life in the Boomer Lane stopped caring about comics once she got too old for Betty and Veronica, she doesn’t care about this. On […]

What Do Women Really Want?

October 6, 2014

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Reader’s Note #1: The following post is about yet one more expensive blob of scientific research  To the question “What do women really want?” some men will answer “Money,”  others will answer “Who the hell knows?” and those of a more prurient bent will answer “Seven inches or more.” Reader’s Note #2: Life in the […]

Guerrilla Aging: I’m Not Where I Thought I’d Be, But I’m Exactly Where I Am

March 28, 2014

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 The following is a guest post by Lakota Grace (her name, alone, makes for a great story) a  “71 year old, twice-divorced single lady who dyes her hair red, just because.” She can be visited at her blog,  A Look Forward.                               […]

9 Depressing Facts About Women in Media

February 24, 2014

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To teach a lesson to you dreadful Pollyanna-types out there, Time.com has just conveniently published a piece titled “9 Depressing Facts From the Latest Women in Media Report.”   Every so often, Life in the Boomer Lane stops whatever she is doing (usually involving a container, a spoon, and her mouth) and thinks about the possibility […]

When Good Bras Let You Down

October 16, 2013

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Revlon has just announced that it is bringing back five iconic lipstick shades from past decades, starting with Icy Violet, introduced in 1946. This will make anyone over age 90 extremely happy. The other colors span the years from 1956-1999. Jungle peach (1963) might be remembered by the oldest Boomers, Sandstorm (1999) by the youngest. […]

Where Are All the Older Single Men?

October 11, 2013

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Older single women, have long pondered the enigma of the elusive older single male. Ask any married woman if she knows any single, eligible older women and she will rattle off any number of names. Ask if she knows older single men and she will either have no idea or will suggest Ralph, her husband’s […]

The Guys in the Cabin Next Door

October 8, 2013

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  Life in the Boomer Lane and a group of her friends rented a couple cabins this past weekend, in a spectacular wooded setting. Briefly imagine, if you will, LBL’s brilliant rendition of women bonding against a backdrop of nature’s endless bounty. Now, let’s cut to the chase: the guys in the cabin next door. […]

Bag Lady Intervention

August 4, 2013

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Life in the Boomer Lane recently read a cry for help that a woman posted on Vibrant Nation. Her life was being ruined by the size of her purse and the amount of stuff in it. The weight of the purse was creating a physical problem, and her husband refused to stick his hand in […]