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Those Goddamn Doors

April 3, 2013

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If you have never experienced walking into a room and forgetting what you came there for, please stop reading immediately and go stand in a corner with all the other people this writer has no interest in communicating with. The rest of you, listen up: Science, taking a short break from predicting tsunamis, erupting volcanoes, […]

Hmmm…Aren’t You Forgetting Something?, a guest post by Mrs. Cap’n Firepants

February 7, 2013

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 Mrs. Cap’n Firepants,  (which might rival Dr Seuss for Most Memorable Pen Name)  writes that she is “the distinguished authoress of the blog, What I Meant 2 Say.”   She also writes that “she completely defied aging until about two years ago – when she acquired the infamous and extremely destructive bulldog, Wonderbutt. Now, her wrinkles outnumber the dog’s. […]

Navigating the Bridge to Nowhere

July 16, 2012

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The aging brain is like a GPS.  You know where you are headed, and your brain appears to be perfectly capable of sending you there. But you notice with increasing frequency that you are told to make a right turn, then, when you do, to make a U-turn. You may ultimately get where you want […]

The Saga of the Little Pink Panties

September 22, 2010

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My nail lady, Tammy, who is now approaching 50, has finally officially entered the Universe of Perpetually Creative Brain Cells.   Several months ago, Tammy’s husband was cleaning their house and, in the guest bedroom, he came across a pair of lacy bikini panties under the bed.  They were pink, with little red hearts on them.  […]

Living in An Upside Down World

July 18, 2010

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Thanks to the good folks who spend their time discovering obscure illnesses that nobody should ever know about, Life in the Boomer Lane now knows she has DEVELOPMENTAL TOPOGRAPHICAL DISORIENTATION or, it’s more roll-off-the-tongue name, TOPOGRAPHAGNOSIA. This dysfunction is manifested by a belief that when one is asleep, crews of people are out in DC, […]

Grandma Does London

June 15, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane is in London to celebrate the first birthday of First Grandchild.  Like any besotted grandmother, she believes her grandchild walks on water (or he would, if he walked).  On her last trip to London, she tried to smuggle him through Customs between France and the UK.  She has decided not […]