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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


Boomer Haiku Blog Soup #2: More random musings

February 6, 2017

I’m making blog soup again—creating a concoction out of tidbits from my notes and files to produce what I hope you’ll find to be a tasty read: Excuses for when a simple no won’t do While “no” is a…Read the full article


13 new names for parts of the male anatomy

January 30, 2017

Did you know that some of our uniquely female body parts are named after men? Me neither, until recently. I discovered a video of standup comedian Matthew Broussard talking about this (and props to Matthew’s mom, a biologist, whom…Read the full article


Got stress? 7 things you may not know about it

January 23, 2017

There’s been a lot of research about how chronic stress is bad for our hearts, brains and emotional health, contributes to obesity, and even shortens our lives because it accelerates the aging process. The physiological response to stress goes…Read the full article


Could the doctor’s waiting room be the new singles bar?

January 16, 2017

Are you a baby boomer singleton in search of a mate, a friend with benefits, or a social companion? Have you burned out on online dating? Outgrown the bar scene? Wonder where and how to meet eligible singles who…Read the full article


8 ways men and women age differently

January 9, 2017

The existence of fart jokes, belching contests and bra-snapping would appear proof-positive that boys are less mature than girls during childhood and adolescence. Now science validates it, with UK researchers discovering that girls tend to optimize brain connections earlier,…Read the full article



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