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Human vs Chipmunk

July 8, 2019

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A friend of Life in the Boomer Lane (We’ll call her “Glenda” because that is her name) lives in Maine. LBL loves her because she is a gorgeous, feisty, independant creature. When stone walls needed to be built to enclose her property, Glenda built them. When trees needed to come down, Glenda felled them. When […]

Living Your Life in 8 Second Intervals

May 16, 2016

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  Back in 2014, when Life in the Boomer Lane wrote her last post on aging and height loss, the world was a much more innocent place, chiefly because the presidential primaries had not yet begun and because LBL was still over 5′ tall. In the interim, both American politics and LBL’s height have dipped to […]

Study Finds Cat Owners to be Complete Losers

March 21, 2016

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Throughout the history of the planet, most species have evolved in a predictable manner.  The ones who avoided extinction became more adept at survival, either through brute force or through domestication. Only cats and Republicans refused to adapt, and both are currently suffering the consequences. We shall leave the Republicans to their own devices, while […]

Ants Misbehavin’

July 24, 2015

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  Life in the Boomer Lane is well aware that the planet contains countless species that all have a right to live. She is also aware that many of them choose to inhabit the same spaces as humans do. So she may be annoyed to discover ants in her pantry, but she understands that ants […]

Yellow Dog

January 21, 2015

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I won’t write about how we get attached to dogs, beyond all reason. We simply do. I won’t write about how we know their life spans are shorter than ours, and that we will outlive them. We do and we will. I won’t write about how the end will be tough and our hearts will […]

How to Give A Cat A Pill

January 29, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane hasn’t written lately about Miracle the Cat, primarily because, until recently, she has remained fairly loyal to a life of eating, sleeping, eliminating, and repeating the aforementioned items. Aside from having an uncanny ability to place her tail in places where it has a better than 50/50 chance of being […]

Angry Cow Disease

April 27, 2012

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The recent identification of a Mad Cow in California is not to be taken lightly.  Mad Cow Disease is frightening on several levels.  But this writer knows squat about the intricacies of bovine spongiform encephalopathy so she will leave the big scientific stuff to the scientists. What she does know about is Angry Cow Disease, […]