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Looking for love? Try the doctor’s waiting room

February 1, 2017
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Are you a baby boomer singleton wondering where and how to meet other eligible singles who weren’t born yesterday? Why not try your doctor’s waiting room? Let’s face it—we’re spending more time dealing with health issues…

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How men and women age differently

January 25, 2017
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If you ever doubted that boys are less mature than girls during childhood and adolescence (and, for some, throughout adulthood), witness the existence of fart jokes, belching contests and bra-snapping. But now science proves it:…

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Blog soup: A concoction of stray thoughts

January 18, 2017
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This week’s post is the blog equivalent of cleaning out the fridge to make soup. I’m pulling together leftover tidbits from my files—items that weren’t meaty enough to make a complete blog post on their…

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A boomer’s view of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

January 11, 2017
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Abraham Maslow (1908 – 1970) had a pretty compelling reason for becoming a psychologist. “I was awfully curious to find out why I didn’t go insane,” he said, in a glass-half-full kind of way. Before…

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The velocity of penguin poop and other important scientific studies

January 4, 2017
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Sometimes I can understand why people deny climate change or believe in intelligent design. Well, not really…I just wanted to reel you in with a little empathy. But the truth is, when you read about…

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What’s your superpower?

December 28, 2016
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I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling sort of powerless in the wake of the presidential election. So with the fantastical thinking and intellect of a five-year-old (remind you of an orange-faced someone…

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“A Visit from Trumplethinskin:” A new version of the Christmas classic

December 21, 2016
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To fan the flames of the holiday spirit (of resistance), here’s a new version of the classic holiday poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” No mice are stirring but my activism sure has been awakened.…

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Medical alert: Age-related asshat allergy syndrome

December 14, 2016
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I seem to have acquired some unusual allergies as I’ve gotten older. Unlike the typical allergic reactions—such as sneezing and itchy eyes—to things like pollen, dust or animal dander, I find myself having reactions to…

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Guys, you don’t know how good you have it!

December 7, 2016
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As a baby boomer who came of age during the “women’s lib” era, I really thought we’d evolved more when it comes to gender equality. But the crap that emerged during the recent presidential election…

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So what would your epitaph be?

November 30, 2016
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So here’s a cheery thought: We’re all gonna die. I suppose there’s a less in-your-face way of saying it, but for most of us baby boomers, the reality is that there are simply more days…

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