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Socks: Covering More Than Just Feet

March 22, 2017

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An alert reader has passed on to Life in the Boomer Lane the results of a research study about the benefits of non-conformity.  Let’s face it.  The human tendancy toward conformity has served us throughout the millenia. Without our need to belong to a group and to obey common rules and mores, we’d all be […]

What’s Going on in Your Dog’s Brain?

September 9, 2016

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  Contrary to popular opinion, and with all due respect to Gary Larson (creator of the iconic cartoon, in which whatever we say is heard as blah-blah-blah by our dogs), dogs actually do understand us. According to the August 31 print issue of the Washington Post (Note to Readers: If you don’t know what a […]

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 […]

Kanye, Kats and Kontroversy

October 27, 2014

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Let’s be clear, right off the bat: This is neither a post about cats nor about Kanye.  This is, however, a post about what happens once one writes a blog post that may be less-than-favorable, albeit satiric, about American icons. Let’s also be clear about something else: Life in the Boomer Lane is non-aggressive to […]

Your Cat Wants to Kill You First and Then Make You Crazy

October 20, 2014

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  No one would deny that we have been drowning lately in a tsunami of very bad news.  If you feel that things couldn’t get any worse, you should know that they just have.  And, if you are a cat-owner, they have just gotten so much worse, that you might want to stop reading this […]

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 […]

Cats Flying Off the Roof of My Car

December 23, 2011

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(The following is the eighth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a really slow weekend, blogging-wise.) Miracle is the latest in a long […]