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70

May 5, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been preparing for this day for her entire life.  She’s forgotten a lot of what has happened to her over the last 70 years, and some of that is a good thing.  A lot of life decisions she has made were good ones. Some, not so good. Some items, […]

Time is Not on Your Side

November 14, 2016

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  Contrary to claims touted by most products in the vitamin store, it turns out that human beings really do have a maximum lifespan. Researcher Jan Vijg of Einstein College of Medicine in New York has presented compelling proof for this Monday morning downer. For those of you older boomers who just had to mentally […]

The Panties, the Plastic, and the Pico de Gallo

May 25, 2016

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For the last couple days, Life in the Boomer Lane’s carton-infested attic has been occupied not with a contractor, but with a house guest.  The aforementioned houseguest is actually a dear friend, who we shall call Joyce, because that is her name. Joyce lives in Florida but makes a twice-yearly drive up to Baltimore, where […]

What 70 Means

April 1, 2016

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    For thousands of years, people didn’t know what it meant to be 70-years-old. Large, surly animals, rotted teeth, and the plague were all standing by to end life well before that magic number. If you are inclined to believe the bible, a man named Methuselah lived 969 years.  Meth, as he was affectionately called, […]

I Am Honored, Farklempt, and Completely Pissed Off

February 20, 2013

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Peg, of Peg-o-Leg’s Ramblings, is one of those bloggers who regularly knocks me down to size, which is completely depressing since I am 5’1″ tall and usually totter around in high heels and big hats so no one notices.  Except they do anyway. Back to Peg.  Every time I write one of my world class, priceless posts […]

Grandma Does London

June 15, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane is in London to celebrate the first birthday of First Grandchild.  Like any besotted grandmother, she believes her grandchild walks on water (or he would, if he walked).  On her last trip to London, she tried to smuggle him through Customs between France and the UK.  She has decided not […]