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Saving the Planet, Secretly and Cheaply

February 18, 2020

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been distracted in recent years by thoughts of the planet’s imminent demise and the fact that those who have the power to do something about it seem to be otherwise occupied with coming up with novel ways to ignore it. The question is, what’s a girl to do when […]

Epic is the New Normal

July 15, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane recently heard a newscaster refer to an ongoing weather news item as “epic.” Said newscaster then went on to describe the latest heat wave/flood/landslide/volcanic eruption/forest fire/hurricane/tornado/etc. LBL has personally stopped keeping track of any number of weather-related disasters that each has, for a moment or two, had the ability to […]

The Benefits of Climate Change

January 30, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane must agree with our esteemed POTUS: climate change (i.e.: global warming) has a positive impact on the planet. In POTUS’ case, global warming is his own personal national thermostat.  Just turn the dial.  A little bit of global warming here and there can immediately raise the temps in the currently  […]

This Ain’t Your Mama’s Grandparents Day

September 12, 2015

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With all due respect to generations of grandparents who came before, boomers are slowly making inroads on yet another sacred, Hallmark-bedazzled day. Both of Life in the Boomer Lane’s grandmothers were long gone before LBL was born. But she had a step-grandmother. Goldie.  Goldie was one of the gentlest, softest spoken people on earth. There […]