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Women don't climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

Women on the move: Becky

Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.

Moments

Only you will ever know the moments that make it all worthwhile.

Listen to the quiet

The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.

Could she dance

She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.

Advertorial: 300 More Reasons to Head South For the Winter

As temperatures begin to drop up North, Southern Vacation Rentals is gearing up for the winter by adding nearly 300 vacation rentals to their options for guests to stay along the beaches of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama.

Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

My anti-bucket list

Jun 09, 2017 - 0 comments

Recently, LBL saw a reference to an “anti-bucket” list. This made total sense, so LBL began to think about all the items that she hoped never to experience in this lifetime.

Non-conformists sock it to them

May 12, 2017 - 0 comments

People who deliberately choose to wear whacky socks are seen as having increased status and competency.

Spending sprouts from our genes

Apr 17, 2017 - 0 comments

Thanks to AARP Magazine, Life in the Boomer Lane is told that her wide swings between thriftiness and excess can be blamed entirely on genetics.

Replacing a baby with a burrito

Feb 27, 2017 - 0 comments

Life in the Boomer Lane is in Charleston, where Youngest Child and Daughter-in-Law have just produced their first child, after a mere 36-hour labour.

Why Men Return

Jan 30, 2017 - 0 comments

Life in the Boomer Lane has known several women who have been contacted by men who knew them as former boyfriends, decades earlier (in one case, at summer camp).

Laughter for worse and better

Dec 28, 2016 - 0 comments

It’s tough for LBL to be sad when she thinks of Miki. There was entirely too much laughter and too much glorious mayhem that characterized their friendship. Of course, there was a serious side and the knowledge that each could tell the other anything and it would be all right. But it’s the laughter that still rings in LBL’s ears.

Better, not older

Jan 01, 2016 - 0 comments

LBL discusses six ways your body apparently gets better with age.

Old is the new black

Dec 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Embrace your age

Owning the absence seizure

Nov 11, 2015 - 0 comments

Emotional stress can cause an "absence seizure".

Telomeres: The Bananas of Aging

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Aug 06, 2015 - 1 comments

If you're experiencing sudden back fat, nose hairs, and/or the tendency to double-book, you might be aging.