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Swimming in the Dutch the Fountain of Youth

November 12, 2018

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Loyal readers may be forgiven if they believe that the Netherland’s #1 claim to fame is the village of Oudewate, in which one can be weighed in order to determine if one is a witch. Not content with either that or with being the tallest people in the world, the Dutch are now on target to […]

When Sex Stories Let You Down

October 26, 2018

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When Life in the Boomer Lane and her friends get together, they often discuss political issues, based on a deep understanding of history, culture, and the political process. Or they may also critique recent films and books and share those they feel are worthy of others to spend time on. Or they describe museum exhibits […]

Jobs Up, Jobs Down

October 23, 2018

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Axios, Life in the Boomer Lane’s daily go-to source for news, includes more than just solid evidence that life as we know it has come to an end or that the entire world is about to explode in a giant conflagration of misdeeds.  president trump (which LBL will henceforth write with lower case letters) will […]

Sleeping With Your Ex

October 19, 2018

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Has Life in the Boomer Lane gotten your attention?  Have you put the TV on mute, stopped that snack midway to your mouth, or neglected that ringing cell phone? In case you are wondering if this is an early April Fool’s Day 2019 prank, it isn’t. Thanks to a loyal reader, LBL is now aware […]

Take the Tooth, Leave the Money, and Go Away

October 15, 2018

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There are only two times in a person’s life that they willfully eject body parts. One occurs with advancing age, when random body parts prolapse and peek out from their usual hiding places within the body. The other is during early elementary school years, when baby teeth pop out at random, in order to make […]

The New Presidential Alert System

October 5, 2018

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The brand new Presidential Alert System, also know by its acronym POOP (President’s Organizational Override of the People) has now been activated to 1. keep us safe 2. let us know at all times who is in charge 3. keep assuring us that there was no collusion, uh uh, nope, never, no way This week […]

What’s in A Name?

September 26, 2018

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Names of anything in our world are useful to different degrees during different times of our lives. Toddlers are often called upon to display their inordinate intelligence by naming animals, when shown pictures of such animals.  They also shriek “Elmo!” (or some vague approximation) when confronted with an image of the lovable, red Muppet. As […]