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Trading Spaces

September 14, 2010

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My good friend Jean is in love with Prague (as in The Czech Republic).  She wanted to go for an extended visit of one month and had a brilliant idea how to get free housing.  She registered her home in Florida on a site called “I’ll Live In Your House and You Can Live in […]

There's Nothing Funny About Carpeting

August 31, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s real estate manager suggested yesterday that she should write about the wall-to-wall carpeting currently being installed in the office.  Wall-to-wall carpeting?  Instead, how about my writing about flossing?  Or socks?  Or grocery coupons?  Any of those topics would be more compelling than wall-to-wall carpeting. To make matters worse, the carpeting […]

There’s Nothing Funny About Carpeting

August 31, 2010

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LBL’s real estate manager suggested yesterday that LBL should write about the wall-to-wall carpeting currently being installed in the office.  Wall-to-wall carpeting?  Instead, how about LBL writing about flossing?  Or socks?  Or grocery coupons?  Any of those topics would be more compelling than wall-to-wall carpeting. To make matters worse, the carpeting isn’t all that attractive, so LBL […]

No returns. No exchanges. No dressing rooms.

July 27, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane and her friend Susan, in a never-ending quest for adventure totally beneath the maturity level that they should aspire to, found a new, humongous “store” to go to in the DC area. This store is called “Unique,” and they name is apt. The store is housed in the airplane-hanger-like space […]