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Dining With the Swells

April 11, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane, taking a short break from tracking POTUS’ latest antics involving declaring war on Russia and giving hush money to porn stars, took a friend out for a gala birthday celebration. She and another friend always commemorate their birthdays together, usually giving them three times a year to fine dine on […]

Aging Facefully

December 5, 2012

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A favorite activity of celeb mags, when they aren’t detailing Taylor Swift’s boyfriend du jour or the imminent break up and/or marriage of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, is to haul out photos of older actresses and to shriek “More beautiful than ever!” “Never ages!” “What is her Secret?” “These Older Actresses Get Hotter Every […]

Wife Swap: Things I Wish I Didn’t Know

May 22, 2012

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Editor’s note: The act of blogging follows a consistent path. There is the coming up of ideas; the writing of ideas; the hiding under the table while one weeps; the drinking of coffee laced with rum; the self-loathing followed by self-congratulating and then more self-loathing; the watching of TV; the shaking of the fist at […]

Tareq Salahi to Run for Governor of Virginia

April 25, 2012

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Just when you thought it would be safe to turn on your TV after news of Newt Gingrich quitting the U.S. Republican presidential contest, Tareq Salahi has announced that he will be running for Virginia governor. Some of you may remember Salahi from November 2009, when he managed to sashay past White House security with his wife […]

Elise Testone!

March 27, 2012

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Elise Testone is a young woman with remarkable singing talent. She is also my daughter-in-law’s best friend. I wrote about Elise when she was chosen for this season’s American Idol competition. Since then, America has voted her through, week after week. There are nine contestants left standing. Elise is one of four women. Each week, […]

Elise Testone

February 27, 2012

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Now that the Academy Awards have ended, and I can surgically suction my eyeballs from the TV screen, you’d think my life would be exceptionally quiet, reverting back to the highlight of each week being trash/recycling night. Not so.  A second event will be bringing Hollywood right into my family room, this time in the […]

How to Be Famous For Two Days

July 6, 2010

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Until last week, there were two times in my life when I felt famous. The first was when I won a hula hoop contest. Before you imagine anything resembling a hot woman wearing a skimpy costume and gyrating her hips, I will tell you that it was when I was ten years old and it […]