Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

Guerrilla Aging: Leaving Normalcy Behind and Not to Our Grandchildren

August 1, 2014

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The following is a guest post from Joyce Kramer, one of the co-authors of Saving the Best for Last: Creating Our Lives After 50.  Joyce has done far too much in her life to fit into this small paragraph. Let us just say that she is an agitator, of the highest and best kind.  ***** […]

Khal Putin Banned From Netflix

March 19, 2014

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According to the Borowitz Report, in a brilliant bit of satiric wit, “In what was described as a major ramping up of sanctions, Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday that the United States had frozen Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Netflix account, effective immediately.”  Life in the Boomer Lane believes that the surprise move […]

LBL Attends A Political Presentation

January 6, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane attended a presentation yesterday evening, given by a candidate running for county board.  She did this because Now Husband is out-of-town and Downton Abbey didn’t start until 9PM and so she would be home on time. She also believed there existed a slight possibility that she might have understood enough […]

How Boomers Saved Everything

December 28, 2013

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While few would argue that boomers discovered fire and invented the wheel and the baby cage, AARP Magazine has a whole new crop of boomer achievements to present in its current issue. In fact, AARP will be devoting an entire year to slobbering over what we boomers have achieved. The first piece is by PJ […]

The Unrecorded Interview Between Matt Lauer and Sarah Palin

November 12, 2013

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ML: Ms Palin, you and other tea partiers have been quite vocal in your opposition to the Presidents’s Affordable care Act. Can you please give us a run through of the health care plan that you would propose? SP: I’m glad you asked me that, Matt. Let’s be clear about one thing from the get-go. […]

School for Scandal

July 29, 2013

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Instructor: I’d like everybody’s attention, please. Welcome to “How to Respect Women,” a workshop tailored specifically for politicians. We will undo a lifetime of womanizing in two weeks. Are we ready? Eliot Spitzer: You have nice boobs, Teacher. Instructor: Mr Spitzer, we will refrain from references to female anatomy in this class. Is that understood? […]

A Short Conversation Between the Weiners

July 24, 2013

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Darling, I have a text here from a “Carlos Danger.” Do we know anyone named Carlos Danger? Ah, Sweets, that is actually me. I meant to send that text to my new assistant, the twenty-year-old who is completing her doctorate in “The Value of Long Hours of Public Service.” But Love, why are you sending […]

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