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The Myth of Men Not Being Able to Commit

March 26, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane is continually amused by the glut of articles she sees about the inability that many men have to commit to relationships. Her own experience is that men commit more fully than women do. The difference is that, while women have relationships with people, men have relationships with inanimate objects. […]

How to Give A Cat A Pill

January 29, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane hasn’t written lately about Miracle the Cat, primarily because, until recently, she has remained fairly loyal to a life of eating, sleeping, eliminating, and repeating the aforementioned items. Aside from having an uncanny ability to place her tail in places where it has a better than 50/50 chance of being […]

The Cooler. The Jacket. The TSA.

September 13, 2013

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There is only one way to end a perfect, blissful, stress-free vacation. And that is to create mayhem on the trip back. Logan Airport, Boston: Life in the Boomer Lane arrives via shuttle, after she and Now Husband have returned their rental car. Now Husband has two items, a small carry on and an empty […]

When Good GPS’s Go Bad

July 15, 2013

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The circumstances of Life in the Boomer Lane’s jet set lifestyle involved Now Husband making a reservation at a hotel near the Newark Airport, picking her up at the airport, and driving to the hotel. LBL will give you no other details about where she was coming from, why she and Now Husband had to […]

Turning A Life-Threatening Emergency into Something Bad

April 11, 2013

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The other night, Life in the Boomer Lane came perilously close to joining her ancestors in the Big Shtetl in the Sky. The events were as follows: While having a conversation with her daughter, a virus and annoying cough she has been dealing with all week triggers a severe asthmatic reaction, resulting in LBL’s inability […]

The Good Wife Guide

December 16, 2012

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The Ladies’ Homemaker Monthly , a popular journal that began about 100 years ago, provided women with rules to live by.  Their motto was “You can judge a good woman by how many well-dressed children she has and the contentment of her husband.”  The Good Wife Guide: 19 Rules for Keeping A Happy Husband is […]

Ana, You Have No Gag Reflex!

April 24, 2012

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Let us start with a confession: When I wrote my scathing and witty series on The Fifty Shades of Grey books, an astute reader/fellow blogger commented by providing what she felt was the best quote in the book.  Since then, this Sesquipedalian Songstress of Syntax has been trying to find a post to write in […]

When House Guests Invade

April 9, 2012

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We have house guests this week. Having house guests is a unique opportunity, not only to tidy things up around the house, but to see our surroundings through new eyes and to deeply appreciate the fact that we have created a truly charming, inviting, and sometimes downright creepy environment. When we look carefully, we see […]

Being Chanukah in A Christmas World

December 2, 2011

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(The following is the fifth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) When I was little, I wanted Christmas.  I didn’t care that […]

Man: 0 Cat: 1

November 4, 2011

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(The following is the second in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) Now Husband Dan has a long history with pets.  This […]