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Quiz: Where are you on the libido spectrum?

April 17, 2017

Inquiring minds want to know: Where are you on the libido spectrum? By way of explanation, real-life psychiatrist Stephen B. Levine, MD, says the sexual desire spectrum has six levels ranging from aversion and disinclination at one end, to…Read the full article


Baby boomers, sleeplessness and the zombie apocalypse

April 10, 2017

I predict the zombie apocalypse, when it happens, will be the result of sleeplessness. Think about it. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has already declared sleeplessness a public health epidemic, reporting in 2013 that while adults need seven…Read the full article


7 more irritants that trigger age-related asshat allergy syndrome

April 3, 2017

Spring is in the air (well, not so much here in Maine, where there’s still snow on the ground, FFS). But in more temperate places where trees, flowers and grasses are blooming by now, there’s also a shit ton…Read the full article


Another serving of blog soup for baby boomers

March 27, 2017

It’s funny how things happen. I’d been filing away random tidbits for my next batch of blog soup and, when I hauled them out to write this week’s post, it turns out they all relate to the same thing:…Read the full article


54 things I never thought I’d say

March 20, 2017

One recent Sunday, a friend asked if I’d seen a certain skit on SNL the night before. I heard myself reply, “No, I can’t stay up that late, but I’ll check it out online.” Then I thought: OMG, did…Read the full article


How to cope with “morning peevishness”

March 13, 2017

It’s been called getting up on the wrong side of the bed. My grandmother called it feeling ugly (as in waking up in an ugly mood). My default word is pissy. But one of the best descriptors of starting…Read the full article


6 unusual medical advances baby boomers can appreciate

March 6, 2017

As we baby boomers confront various health issues as we age, it’s good to keep abreast of medical advances that may offer us hope or, in some cases, maybe just a dose of amusement. Interestingly, some of these developments…Read the full article


30 new vocabulary words for today’s world

February 27, 2017

My fellow baby boomers, now that a reality-TV star has stepped into the role of POTUS (inspiring the acronym SCROTUS—so-called ruler of the U.S.), this unprecedented (unpresidented?) era in American history is producing a whole new vernacular. As #45…Read the full article


They walk among us: Tales of utter stupidity

February 20, 2017

You know the acronym SMH—for “shaking my head”—that’s used in texting and on social media? Well, I’ve been SMH so much these days that I’m afraid I’m going to get whiplash. Because…stupidity. I’ll be the first to admit I…Read the full article


31 traits men and vaginas have in common

February 13, 2017

Last Valentine’s Day, I posted a blog about the traits women and penises have in common. Because this baby boomer is a firm believer in turnabout being fair play, this year I’ve compiled a list about the qualities that…Read the full article



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