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Baby boomers, pot and rolling bones

November 2, 2016
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Hey, man: flash me the peace sign if you smoked pot in high school. Wink if you still do. I’ll confess: I smoked occasionally in high school and college (yes, I inhaled); I even bought…

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Science proves Donald Trump is stupid

October 26, 2016
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Now, don’t shoot the messenger, okay? But based on scientific research, Donald Trump is three kinds of stupid. I’m merely extrapolating the findings of a 2015 study conducted by researchers from the Institute of Psychology…

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How Humorless Man led me to Mr. Right

October 19, 2016
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I’m in awe of people who marry in their teens or twenties and are able to stay (happily) married for decades, but I wasn’t anywhere near ready to make that kind of commitment then. In…

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All is not lost: How sex, maple syrup, extra weight and booze help our aging brains

October 12, 2016
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Do you worry about getting dementia? Me, too. And we’re not alone. A recent U.K. study says more people are scared of getting neurological disorders like dementia than cancer (45% vs. 35%). Apparently, the people…

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Want to live longer? Check out these studies

October 5, 2016
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Let’s face it: we’re all getting older. From the onslaught of ads for creams to erase the visible signs of aging, to the surprising snap, crackle and pop noises our bodies begin to make, to…

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A Mexican root canal and other vacation disasters

September 28, 2016
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As you may know, the state of Maine is known as Vacationland (it says so on our license plates). So as we transition from summer (let’s eat lobster!) into fall (the leaf peepers will be…

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Call it what you will: Made-up medical words

September 21, 2016
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In my day job, I’m a freelance medical copywriter, so I get to throw around a lot of clinical jargon. In my other day job, I write a humor blog, where I sometimes simply make…

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The magic continues: More scenes from a boomer marriage

September 14, 2016
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You’ve heard the old saw about how familiarity breeds contempt, right? Well, I beg to differ. After being married for almost 20 years, there’s a comfortableness about the way Hubs and I relate to each…

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Life lessons from inanimate objects

September 7, 2016
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Some people may have learned all they need to know about life from their dog, cat, cow or toddler. But I started looking around and—eureka!—I discovered even inanimate objects around the house have something to…

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A boomer’s playlist for medical procedures

August 31, 2016
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Imagine that you’re having your annual mammogram (guys, just play along, okay?). You’re standing there half dressed, with one of your tatas squeezed flat, holding your breath while the tech zaps it with radiation. Then,…

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