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Guns N’ Roses

May 25, 2015

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Last week, the floodgates of listerv mayhem were unleashed when it became known that a gun shop was coming into Life in the Boomer Lane’s quiet middle-class and decidedly liberal Democrat-majority neighborhood. Emails began flying back and forth with more speed than tiger-stripe mosquitoes exhibit when LBL is sitting on her front porch in the […]

A Valentine for Raggedy Andy

February 9, 2013

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You were my best friend, my first true love.  We were inseparable.  In the increasingly potholed memory of my mind, I remember one of us or both of us overcome with grief that we weren’t seated near each other.  The teacher relented.  I am occasionally bothered that one memory has us then seated side-by-side at […]

Don’t Fence Me In!

September 25, 2010

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I live in an urban area.  My house is close enough to its side neighbors to be sexually active with them, if houses were so inclined.  I’ve already written about my vegetable garden that was accessible only by trekking across the neighbor’s property.  My backyard is average-size, with a charming designed-by-me two-level flagstone patio and a […]

Don't Fence Me In!

September 25, 2010

4

I live in an urban area.  My house is close enough to its side neighbors to be sexually active with them, if houses were so inclined.  I’ve already written about my vegetable garden that was accessible only by trekking across the neighbor’s property.  My backyard is average-size, with a charming designed-by-me two-level flagstone patio and a […]