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Thanksgiving 2022

November 23, 2022

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Life in the Boomer Lane believes the US could easily change its flag to the representation of a gun with the words “Thoughts and Prayers” underneath. This sort of covers everything. In a relatively short number of years, we have become an outlier among peer countries in the violence we perpetrate. There are many reasons […]

Falling for the Midterms

November 10, 2022

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In the weeks leading up to the mid-terms, Life in the Boomer Lane’s in box came perilously close to exceeding 100 political emails per day. Candidates, under a variety circumstances (running behind in the polls and in cash/running well in the polls and in cash/having had their personal credit cards declined) all indicated that LBL’s […]

Somebody Please Tell Me

December 18, 2021

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been in a six-week whirlwind of travel, involving Brussels, Florida, and the homes of various humans who she gave birth to, as well as the humans they, in turn, gave birth to. Loyal Readers should not feel deprived of hearing about LBL’s travel horror anecdotes. LBL has already written […]

2021

December 18, 2020

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I used to lead a workshop to enable women to discover and to declare their visions for their lives. It was created for women over age 50. It’s not easy for anyone, much less for older people and even less for women, to get past the layers we have created to protect us and to […]

The Ultimate New Years Resolution: First, Do No Harm

December 19, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane prides herself in being the caring type. She is guided by strong morals and ethics. She values people over things. She volunteers. She donates money to people and causes that do good in the world. She is impressed with people who aren’t impressed with themselves. She is most impressed with […]

Last Minute Gifts

December 16, 2019

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Last week, Life in the Boomer Lane was innocently perusing any number of intellectual and entertaining nuggets that the internet spews out on a daily basis. She came across a site for animal paw and hoof socks that make one’s feet look like any one of a number of large mammals. The one pictured was […]

A Beautiful, Elegant Shell Game

December 4, 2019

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Life in the boomer Lane spent Thanksgiving week with her youngest child and his family. His children are age two and eleven months. After spending five or six days getting into various positions on the floor that no one over the age of 50 should subject themselves to, she had a free morning. She decided […]

The Infamous Reverse Scam

January 11, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane, like anyone else except someone in the witness protection program, loves receiving packages.  Jut the sight of a box on the front porch lifts her spirits for the entire day. Even if the package has “Prime” printed all over it, LBL will happily throw herself into the gaping maw of […]

LBL’s Holiday Greatest Things Wish List

December 10, 2018

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Each year, Now Husband asks Life in the Boomer Lane what he can get her for Christmas/Hanukkah/Some As Yet Undiscovered Holiday. LBL always answers, “If there is anything I wanted, I would have gotten it myself, or, it’s so expensive that it would be ridiculous to spend that kind of money.” The conversation usually ends […]

Tis the Season

December 4, 2018

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Research released a couple of months ago has shown that well-adjusted people spend more on holiday shopping than non well-adjusted people. This research was funded by the group Citizens for More Liberal Use of Credit Cards. Life in the Boomer Lane was just pulling your leg.  Maybe. The first sentence of the first paragraph was […]