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The Art of Aging

Originally posted on Life in the Boomer Lane:
? Life in the Boomer Lane, distracted by the political mayhem being perpetrated as we get closer to the 2016 election, has neglected her #1 goal in starting this blog: writing in an authentic, powerful, hilarious way about the aging process and the role of boomers in…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: eye-spy

This week’s photo challenge prompt is titled Eye-spy, and here are some of my favorites. Hope you enjoy. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/eye-spy/ A trusting soul   A judging soul   A knowing soul   A critical soul   A wise soul   An enticing soul   And my all time favorite: A whimsical soul

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Where Are Those Old Friends?

I heard about a surprise birthday party someone had for their spouse and it sounded like a great idea…so I began to think about planning one for a friend who turns 70 soon. The invitees would represent each decade of my friend’s life: his best friend during his first 10 years, his closest buddy during… Continue reading Where Are Those Old Friends?

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What is the Meaning of Thanksgiving?

I’m certainly no Bible scholar, but my Lutheran minister friend Kathy Haueisen has a good grasp of practical practices that all of us can embrace during this Thanksgiving season. I’ve reblogged her recent post on How Wise Then for your holiday musings.  http://us11.campaign-archive1http://howwisethen.com/2015/11/giving-thanks/ Giving Thanks Nov 20, 2015 07:00 am Do not be anxious about anything, but in… Continue reading What is the Meaning of Thanksgiving?

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The Brain–My Most Important Full Time Employee

Jack Speer with Delta Inc. wrote this piece on his blog, and I thought it was brillant. Such a wonderful perspective on our brain. Think you will enjoy it. By Jack Speer On October 12, 2015 ·  In Defining the Way Forward My brain is the most important full-time employee that I have working for me.… Continue reading The Brain–My Most Important Full Time Employee

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Jake Brewer 1981-2015

Originally posted on Life in the Boomer Lane:
The one defining commonality of the human species is that we love our children. So much so, that sometimes, that love is a vulnerability that is so intense, it can take our breath away. Would we do anything to protect them? That goes without saying. Can our…

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But I Need That Dickie!

Downsizing is never easy. Downsizing someone else’s lifelong accumulation is exhausting. The saga of relocating my stepmother was heard around the neighborhood with loud cries for mercy, extended longing for items not looked at or remembered for decades, and assurances that the move would end her life. It is heart wrenching to uproot someone from their home… Continue reading But I Need That Dickie!