An Invitation to DO SOMETHING about the Environment

May 29, 2015

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In a world that sometimes feels like it’s going to hell in a handbasket (and the handles of the hand-basket are ratty and chafing), Life in the Boomer Lane invites you to step back and ask the following: “What kind of world to we want for our grandchildren?”  LBL’s own answer is “One that is better, in many […]

Guns N’ Roses

May 25, 2015

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Last week, the floodgates of listerv mayhem were unleashed when it became known that a gun shop was coming into Life in the Boomer Lane’s quiet middle-class and decidedly liberal Democrat-majority neighborhood. Emails began flying back and forth with more speed than tiger-stripe mosquitoes exhibit when LBL is sitting on her front porch in the […]

Be A Better Mom. Go to Work.

May 20, 2015

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  Mommy Wars began officially during the 16th century BC, when Ahhotep 1 ruled Egypt as regent after the death of her father. Ahhotep was instrumental in driving the Hyskos invaders out of Egypt. Many Egyptians, when surveyed, expressed a belief that, although Ahhotep certainly provided a service to her country,  her two sons would have […]

Never Date the Wrong Man Again After 50

May 17, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane used to conduct workshops for older singles. They were packed with transforming, life-altering information about creating relationships. In her workshop introduction, in which she introduced herself as a writer, speaker, and workshop leader, she often mentioned that she was recently remarried. At that point, most of the hands shot up. […]

Posted in: dating, love, relationship

I Smile Because I Have No Idea What’s Going On

May 14, 2015

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  While Life in the Boomer Lane would like to take credit for this catchy blog post title, she actually found it on Pinterest, where she finds most items that thrill and inspire her. She used to find thrills and inspiration from other activities, but those activities require a physical dexterity she no longer possesses. […]

Posted in: boomer humor, humor, satire

The 24-Hour Boob Job

May 12, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane was in the process of tweaking her latest post about the Hubble discovery of phantom objects lurking around dead quasars, when she happened to glance at the following headline, compliments of Newsweek: The 24-Hour Boob Job. If you are a loyal reader who actually cares about dead quasars and […]

My Mother, Not Me

May 8, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane doesn’t need Mother’s Day to think about her own mother. She does that, pretty much, all throughout the year. She lost her mother four decades ago, before her mother could have experienced the joy of grandchildren. LBL would have liked to have been the kind of person her mom […]

Posted in: family, holidays, mothers
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