Browsing All posts tagged under »satire«

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┬áruled 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, ┬áher two sons would have […]

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. […]

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 […]

What Makes Someone Sexy?

April 30, 2015

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Switzerland, the picture-postcard home of Heidi and about $1.5 trillion dollars worth of untraceable bank accounts, has learned how to survive in a state of neutral, monetary bliss. The Swiss can then go about the business of banking and doing research into what makes people sexy. According to the UK Telegraph, scientists in Geneva have […]

50: Pt 2

April 29, 2015

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  In spite of Life in the Boomer Lane’s best efforts at ending up in a geographic area other than the one intended by the organizers of her high school 50-year reunion, she did ultimately arrive. This was thanks to her close friend/fellow grad, who picked her up at 30th St Station in Philadelphia. We […]

50: Pt 1

April 27, 2015

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The Philadelphia High School for Girls has been, for the past 150 years, a public school that boasts a high-powered, college-bound 4-year program for all the best and brightest of the female high school age population. It is also known for graduating Life in the Boomer Lane back in January 1965. LBL has spent most […]

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