Florida Baby Boomers Will Love This Story


Renee Fisher, writer extraordinaire for “Life In The Boomer Lane” shares a very interesting story on her website! Renee has been writing about “Boomers” for many years. The team at the Sarasota Post thought that this story certainly holds true for Sarasota-Bradenton and the entire state of Florida. Here is her story.

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Put there by a hurricane, Removed by a hurricane!


In 1989, Hurricane Hugo took a break from its path of major destruction to pick up a random, little lifeboat and deposit it just off Rt 171 on Folly Beach, at the southern end of James Island in Charleston, SC. Some believe that the boat had been used as a coast guard lifeboat during WW II. It was a bit worse for wear, but was still intact.

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Why We Tell Lies


Life in the Boomer Lane is absolutely sure that National Geographic was not influenced in any way whatsoever by national events when they showcased their cover article in this month’s edition.  “Why We Lie,” according to NatGeo, explores the “science behind our complicated relationship with the truth.”

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Life in the Boomer Lane (Renee Fisher) has been preparing for this day for her entire life.  She’s forgotten a lot of what has happened to her over the last 70 years, and some of that is a good thing.  A lot of life decisions she has made were good ones. Some, not so good. Some items, she’d like to have a re-do. She won’t mention any names here, Steve.

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On Line Dating, 5 Humorous Facts From Life In The Boomer Lane


Pew is at it again. They have taken a break from all of their published research on the fallout of our presidential election and on current political trends, in order to focus on what really matters to people: online dating. This will have two benefits: First, it will, unlike politics, bring people together. Second, it will provide unlikely fodder for POTUS’ all night Tweet extravaganzas.

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How to Appreciate 2016


For those of you who look back and see 2016 as a year that felt like a trip through a scary haunted house in which, after you have narrowly avoided death at every turn, the monster waits until you are just outside and then, when you think you are home free, he catches up with you and spits in your face and rips your eyeballs out and then eats you, take heart. Life in the Boomer Lane has evidence that other ’16s were maybe just a little bit worse.

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Billy Rice, Bob Slicker, Sande Caplin, Laura Bell Adams


As 2016 winds down, the folks at The Sarasota Post are thinking, “What a year!”  We’ve had the immense pleasure of bringing you the best that the area has to offer.  We’ve reviewed the most amazing restaurants, both new and old, bringing you tempting menus from venues all over town.  We’ve told you where you can catch good, old-fashioned, live music in a town that has long supported musicians and artists. 

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