Browsing All Posts filed under »satire«

When Does Old Age Begin?

November 13, 2015


For many thousands of years, mankind has wondered when old age began. Mostly, it began about a week after puberty.  In the Middle Ages, reaching age 21 was the goal.  If you made it tht far, you had a pretty good shot at living into your 60s. Of course, your teeth would have all rotted […]

My Body Parts Keep Forgetting How to Do Stuff

October 17, 2015


It started when something rolled under Life in the Boomer Lane’s bureau. LBL’s brain immediately started to bend down to retrieve the errant object.  Her body did not follow. Her body stood there, while her brain imagined getting down, twisting around, and reaching. She finally decided that no item was that important, and she hoped […]

Why the Dating Game is Rigged Against Women

August 31, 2015


Life in the Boomer Lane, in perusing her weekly issue of Time, bypassed articles about all manner of significant news to share with loyal readers, and focused, instead, on the following: “There are now four college-grad women for every three college grad men among Americans ages 22-29.”  And, as the years go by, the disparity […]

If I’m Over 60, I Must Not Be Having Sex

August 27, 2015


Thanks to an article on, we now know that the vast majority of movie goers would prefer not to see people post-60 having sex onscreen. This fact dovetails with the vast majority of people post-60 who would prefer not to watch themselves having sex. In spite of this, film makers have lately started to […]

Should Men Even Exist?

August 14, 2015


The following was inspired by a recent article in the Washington Post, sent to Life in the Boomer Lane by an alert reader. The fact that LBL is writing about this is in no way indicative of her disrespect for men. Nor is it her intention to be the female version of Donald Trump.  She […]

A Short Phone Conversation Between Donald Trump and Sarah Palin

August 9, 2015


T: (answering phone)Trump here. You’re hired. You’re fired. You’re fucked, unless you’re me. P: Donald? T: Yeah, so what? Tell me something I didn’t know. P: This is Sarah, Sarah Palin? T: Hey Sarah, how’re they hangin’? P: I’m calling you because I read that you are sliding in the polls. T: Hey, the polls […]

Why Donald Trump is a True American

August 3, 2015


If you are a Trump Hater, you know who you are. And you are probably perplexed as to why anyone would want Trump to be the President of the United States of America.  The fact is that many gazillions of good citizens of the US of A are Trump supporters. And Life in the Boomer Lane knows exactly […]


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