Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

Joy to the World

April 22, 2015

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In an effort to distract herself from the current Mediterranean migrant crisis, as well as the current assemblage of US warships off off the coast of Yemen, Life in the Boomer Lane took a quick peek at various periodicals, in order to find something that would lift her mood. National Geographic informed her that warming […]

An Interview With Governor Rick Scott of Florida

April 2, 2015

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      Although Life in the Boomer Lane might appear to be someone whose thoughts run no deeper than whatever will cause readers to spew coffee, she is, in fact, fairly appalled at the state of the planet. She is especially appalled by some of our elected officials and by those who wield enormous […]

An Open Letter to Elizabeth Lauten

December 1, 2014

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Dear Elizabeth, I’ve just read your Facebook letter to Sasha and Malia Obama, followed by your apology.  First off, I am impressed that the Communications Director for a Congressman would take time out from her busy and important schedule to address herself to the sartorial appearance of the Nation’s First Daughters. I immediately checked your […]

Stalking and Being Stalked

November 10, 2014

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  It’s taken awhile for Life in the Boomer Lane to notice that she is being stalked by products she has searched for online.  There are, apparently, companies, most likely founded and run by recently toilet-trained tots, whose job is to imprint whatever LBL searches for and to then cause those items to appear on […]

If You Smell Like A Member of the Guns and Dope Party, I Love You

September 25, 2014

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A new study in the American Journal of Political Science reveals that people find the smell of others with similar political opinions to be attractive, suggesting that one of the reasons why so many spouses share similar political views is because they were initially and subconsciously attracted to each other’s body odor.  During the study, […]

The Answers Issue

September 2, 2014

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Time Magazine has done the impossible.  Their current issue, titled The Answers Issue, has hit the newsstands.  Not only does Time tackle the big questions, the ones we didn’t think had answers, it goes well beyond that.  It answers questions we didn’t even know we had and questions we should be asking but aren’t.   […]

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.  ***** […]

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