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Two Farewells

June 11, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s travel to Turkey, Bahrain, and Dubai actually began in Brooklyn.  There, she engaged in her usual pastime of enjoying the company of her daughter, son-in-law and three grandsons, as well as testing the limits of her back by hoisting her youngest grandson, almost two-years-old, into and out of his crib […]

Travels Without Anthony Bourdain

June 6, 2018

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Some loyal readers may not have noticed that Life in the Boomer Lane has not been posting as of late. Others may have noticed but have simply used this time to get caught up on honing their Candy Crush strategies. Others may have used the time to figure out just where Melania is.  No matter […]

The Dying Show: Episode 2

April 30, 2018

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I’ve just returned from my third visit with Janice, sole creator of  The Dying Show. I spoke to Janice the day before I was due to leave for Philly. The fact that she even answered the phone was pretty amazing. Even more so, the terror she was experiencing was conveyed with the same sense of […]

The Dying Show

March 19, 2018

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I found out about a month ago that a woman, J,  who, throughout most of high school and college, was my best friend, was on Hospice care in a nursing home outside of Philadelphia. She was in the final stages of emphysema. Doctors couldn’t even say if she would make it to her birthday at […]

Solidarity, Pussy Hats, and Fake Eyebrows

January 25, 2018

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Last weekend, Life in the Boomer Lane flew down to Florida in order to visit friends and participate in the Women’s March in St Petersburg.  On the day of the March, everyone got ready.  The three wore shoes that would be comfortable to walk in, warm (for Florida) clothing, and carried bottles of water. In […]

Women in Cars

July 15, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has always wished that she could secretly video any number of times that she has been in cars with groups of women.  These video-worthy events are usually precipitated by being lost,  concern about potentially getting lost, inability to find where one’s car is parked, confusion about how to exit parking […]

A Shopping Trip

May 9, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a close friend who is a brilliant, highly accomplished visionary.  Listening to her is both mesmerizing and inspiring.  This weekend, she took a break from her international and political work in order to accompany LBL on a trip to a popular antiques/home accessories store.  The shopping trip went something […]