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.
People who deliberately choose to wear whacky socks are seen as having increased status and competency.
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.
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.
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).
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.
LBL discusses six ways your body apparently gets better with age.
Emotional stress can cause an "absence seizure".
If you're experiencing sudden back fat, nose hairs, and/or the tendency to double-book, you might be aging.