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Humorous take on activity tracker just for boomers

Granted, these are important activities to track when it comes to our physical fitness. But at our age, I think there are other meaningful metrics for evaluating what and how we boomers are doing.

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Eight lies I tell myself

One of the benefits of getting older is the self-awareness we acquire (well, some of us, anyway — certain presidential contenders are glaring exceptions). But I digress.

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The boomer bedtime ritual ain’t what it used to be

Remember when going to bed was essentially a face-plant onto the mattress. Especially after a night out drinking with friends? In those days, there was no such thing as a getting-ready-for-bed routine.

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13 childhood games repurposed for boomers today

Now that we’re all grown up, we may not have the fortitude, flexibility or inclination to play the games we did in our youth. But that’s no reason not to play at all. So

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Scenes from a boomer marriage

Anyone who’s in a live-in relationship surely has them — those slices of life that reveal what day-to-day cohabitation is really like. With apologies to Ingmar Bergman for co-opting the title of his cinematic masterpiece, here are some scenes from my marriage.

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What makes you scream ‘Serenity now!’?

I found myself channeling Frank Costanza recently when I spent a week trying to help my 83-year-old aunt pack up her apartment in advance of a move from Colorado to California.

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