Expired Food for Expired People

January 16, 2020

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One thing Life in the Boomer Lane knows is that, as we age, children, in the best of cases, can provide us a never-ending source of love, emotional support, and comments about our expired food products. Boomers have been attributed to a never-ending supply of many atrocities, chief among them the abysmal state of the […]

Posted in: boomers, food, humor, satire

Seeing the World Without It Seeing You

January 6, 2020

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The world is becoming a smaller place on a daily basis. The locations beset by a rotating array of political upheaval are being joined by those who are standing in the direct path of an unruly climate. Places that are safe, clean, and that speak American English are becoming an endangered species. What is one […]

Posted in: humor, politics, satire, travel

The Year Ahead

January 2, 2020

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just completed her holiday festivities, mostly by pretending her home was a phone booth and her family was vintage college students and the trick was to see how many of them could fit into the obviously inadequate space. Mostly, things worked out, even if a couple small children had […]

Posted in: humor, satire

The Ultimate New Years Resolution: First, Do No Harm

December 19, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane prides herself in being the caring type. She is guided by strong morals and ethics. She values people over things. She volunteers. She donates money to people and causes that do good in the world. She is impressed with people who aren’t impressed with themselves. She is most impressed with […]

Posted in: commentary, holiday, holidays

Last Minute Gifts

December 16, 2019

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Last week, Life in the Boomer Lane was innocently perusing any number of intellectual and entertaining nuggets that the internet spews out on a daily basis. She came across a site for animal paw and hoof socks that make one’s feet look like any one of a number of large mammals. The one pictured was […]

A New Relationship Between Death and Well-Being

December 9, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane subscribes to a site titled mindbodygreen, mostly to be informed that whatever she is doing is entirely bad and wrong. Yesterday, however, she came across an article that she wholeheartedly agrees with: We usually only talk about death when it is happening or has just happened. Until recently, in our […]

Posted in: aging, death and dying

A Beautiful, Elegant Shell Game

December 4, 2019

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Life in the boomer Lane spent Thanksgiving week with her youngest child and his family. His children are age two and eleven months. After spending five or six days getting into various positions on the floor that no one over the age of 50 should subject themselves to, she had a free morning. She decided […]