Browsing All posts tagged under »travel«

Leaving Hawaii

January 28, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Hawaii, where she had the rewarding experience of spending many hours in airports and on planes, contemplating the human race.  At the Kona Airport, which is designed to look like a Hawaiian Village, rather than anything affording transportation, the gates were mere suggestions. LBL’s boarding […]

The Blizzard of the Century and the Need for Aerosol Cheese

January 23, 2016

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      LBL doesn’t know which makes her more giddy with excitement, the Trump and Palin love fest (LBL prefers to refer to the union as “Tralin'”) or the fact that she has chosen this very week to be in Hawaii and thereby avoid the massive “Blizzard of a Lifetime” that is choking the […]

Blind Man With Blind Dog

August 24, 2015

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On a bench at Alki Beach in West Seattle, there daily sits a blind man with his blind dog. The blind man let Life in the Boomer Lane into his life, and told her that his dog loved people and loved to be petted.  LBL obliged, and the dog responded, much the same as people […]

The Heart of Santa Fe

July 12, 2015

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Santa Fe.  Having been there many years ago, she was eagerly anticipating the art, the food, the vistas, the laid back vibe, and the magical mix of Indian/Latino/Caucasian culture. She will bypass all of this to tell her readers about some of the extraordinary people she […]

Thumbs Out

June 10, 2015

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  In a current article from Vox, “The Forgotten Art of Hitchhiking–and why it disappeared”, we learn that hitchhiking has gone the way of the landline phone, the typewriter, and most rules of etiquette.  People no longer hitchhike in the same numbers they used to. Interestingly enough, the reason has little to do with safety. […]

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 […]

Retire Overseas to Live in Style (and Get Out of Babysitting Grandchildren)

February 14, 2014

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Whenever Life in the Boomer Lane checks the Fifty section of Huffington Post, she always sees an article prominently displayed about the best places for boomers to retire.  Sometimes, they are even followed by those same places listed as the worst places to retire.  All of this has LBL having a vision of millions of […]

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