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When Roses (or Sanity) Just Won’t Cut It

February 9, 2018

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For those of you who are anticipating a last-minute rush to the florist/supermarket/7-Eleven for roses or to the nearest CVS/Rite Aid/Walgreens for boxes of candy to give to your loved one, Baby Trump Jr has another suggestion. A simple visit to the online Trump Store can provide anything your or her heart may desire.  As […]

New Proverbs for the New Year

December 26, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane isn’t a fan of New Year’s Resolutions. It’s too easy to imagine losing 20 lbs as one stuffs oneself at the endless Thanksgiving-to-New Year’s Eatathon. Or to imagine going to the gym every day as one spends the entire month moving from table to couch to bed.  Instead, LBL prefers […]

The Brain in Love

December 18, 2017

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The holidays are supposed to be about love: of family, of friends, of Jesus, of materialism, and, this year especially, of one’s love (and utter relief) of 2017 being finally put to bed. For this reason, Life in the Boomer Lane thought she’d take the opportunity to devote this post to love. It’s a win-win: She […]

Using Candy to Understand the World

November 3, 2017

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Donald Trump Jr, devoted family man and bold slayer of large helpless mammals in Africa, took half of his daughter’s Halloween candy away, as a way to teach her the perils of socialism.  He told her that her candy was going to “some kid who sat at home.”  Life in the Boomer Lane is grateful […]

How to Appreciate 2016

December 28, 2016

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For those of you who look back and see 2016 as a year that felt like a trip through a scary haunted house in which, after you have narrowly avoided death at every turn, the monster waits until you are just outside and then, when you think you are home free, he catches up with […]

My 10 Holiday Wishes for You

December 21, 2016

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Dear Readers, May you find joy this year in the loving embrace of family and friends. Or, if not,  watching a really good movie, with some really tasty popcorn in your mouth. May you appreciate all the wonder and bounty in your life.  Or, if not, believe that wonder and bounty are seriously overrated. May […]

The New Dishwasher: Part 2

November 29, 2016

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Having just barely survived a love and chaos-filled Thanksgiving, Life in the Boomer Lane has been experiencing the same kind of whiplash that Mitt Romney must be feeling right now. But, while Mitt is being forced to remain in the political purgatory mode, LBL can move on to other important issues in her life and […]