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Why do men put their hands down their pants & other random thoughts

April 12, 2017
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Who’d a thunk it? I’d been collecting random items for my next batch of blog soup and, when I pulled them out to write this post, it turns out they have one thing in common:…

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Never say never: Things I never thought I’d say

April 5, 2017
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A friend recently asked me if I’d seen a particular skit on Saturday Night Live the night before. I replied, “Hell, I can’t stay up that late anymore; I’ll watch it online.” Then I thought:…

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Do you suffer from “morning peevishness?”

March 29, 2017
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Some people call it getting up on the wrong side of the bed. My grandmother referred to it as feeling ugly (as in waking up in an ugly mood). My go-to word is pissy. But…

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Is it science–or science fiction?

March 22, 2017
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As we age, we’re faced with various health issues–so it makes sense to stay on top of  medical advances that may offer us hope or, in some cases, maybe just a dose of amusement. Here…

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Today’s brave new world needs some new vocabulary words

March 15, 2017
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It’s hard to comprehend, but an orange-faced reality-TV star is now POTUS (inspiring the acronym SCROTUS—so-called ruler of the U.S.). It’s an unprecedented (unpresidented?) era in American history, and it calls for a whole new…

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You can’t teach stupid

March 8, 2017
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For the longest time, I didn’t know what SMH stood for. Then I learned it’s the acronym for “shaking my head” — something I’ve been doing so much lately I risk getting whiplash. Because…stupidity. I’ll…

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31 traits men and vaginas share

March 1, 2017
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Last year, I wrote about the traits women and penises have in common. Because this baby boomer is a firm believer in the adage about what’s good for the goose is good for the gander,…

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More blog soup from Boomer Haiku

February 22, 2017
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I’ve whipped up another batch of blog soup—creating a concoction out of morsels from my notes and files to produce what I hope you’ll find to be a tasty read: Excuses for when a simple…

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Turnabout is fair play: Let’s rename parts of the male anatomy after women

February 15, 2017
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It just doesn’t seem right. I recently discovered that some of our uniquely female body parts are named after men. Yup. I came across a video of standup comedian Matthew Broussard talking about this (and props…

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7 (sort of) surprising tidbits about stress

February 8, 2017
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We’ve all heard about how chronic stress is bad for our hearts, brains and emotional wellbeing, makes us fat, and even shaves years off our lives because it speeds up the aging process. The physiological…

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