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Ordering A Meal in A Brave New World

January 20, 2018


Life in the Boomer Lane’s travel experiences have involved being felled by belt buckles, vending machines and assorted TSA agents. On this most recent trip, to Florida, the culprit was an airport restaurant. At first, LBL was delighted. The section of National Airport in DC that serves Southwest Airlines is actually the original airport. It’s […]

Alexa is Listening

January 8, 2018


Life in the Boomer Lane, in a desperate attempt to be allowed entry into Twenty-First Century Life, requested Amazon Echo (Alexa) for Hanukkah. Precious Only Daughter provided.  LBL looked forward to using Alexa for three reasons: to assist in cooking, to provide weather forecasts, and to play music.  Prince Charming,  LBL’s son-in-law, installed her.  LBL […]

Selling Purses to the Stars

June 12, 2017


Life in the Boomer Lane’s neighborhood has an annual yard sale. This year, the sale was scheduled for a weekend when LBL was to be out-of-town.  Now Husband graciously agreed to cover for her. A leaking roof this past year resulted in many thousands of dollars spent. It also resulted in a lot of roof […]

The New Dishwasher: Part 2

November 29, 2016


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 […]

Pre-Thanksgiving: Joyful Mayhem Involving Large Appliances

November 23, 2016


Life in the Boomer Lane has just hosted her children and grandchildren in a pre-Thanksgiving research project to test the theory that a house can hold 5.5 times the number of people it was designed to hold, as long as they are all related to each other. Six adults and five children occupied a space normally […]

Trash Wars

August 8, 2016


Life in the Boomer Lane knows about married people arguing over whether or not to have children. Then, after they do, they argue about what to do with them. She knows they argue about money, infidelity, in-laws and sex (among themselves, not with in-laws).  She is aware of any number of books, workshops, therapists, couples’ […]

The Blizzard of the Century and the Need for Aerosol Cheese

January 23, 2016


      LBL doesn’t know which makes her more giddy with excitement, the Trump and Palin love fest (LBL prefers to refer to the union as “Tralin'”) or the fact that she has chosen this very week to be in Hawaii and thereby avoid the massive “Blizzard of a Lifetime” that is choking the […]