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An Open Letter to Ivanka Trump

July 22, 2016

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  Dear Ivanka, Few would argue that you are a poised, articulate, capable young woman. You have lived a life of privilege, without coming to the conclusion that this makes you entitled. I applaud you. You deeply respect and greatly admire your father. No parent would ask for more. Your speech at the RNC convention […]

The Heeby Jobbies and the Heebie Jeebies

July 5, 2016

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  A woman at a recent Trump rally asked “Why aren’t we putting our military retirees on that border or in TSA? Get rid of all these heeby jobbies they wear at TSA?” Trump didn’t correct her, either by clarifying that the word was “hijabis,” nor that the question mark at the end of the […]

When the Roof Caves In

May 19, 2016

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Lately, Life in the Boomer Lane has had a recurrent nightmare that the incessant rain in the area causing her roof to start leaking.  This feared event materialized on Tuesday.  LBL went up into the attic closet to get a canvas for her oil painting class. The attic walls were dripping, and wrapping paper and […]

Living Your Life in 8 Second Intervals

May 16, 2016

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  Back in 2014, when Life in the Boomer Lane wrote her last post on aging and height loss, the world was a much more innocent place, chiefly because the presidential primaries had not yet begun and because LBL was still over 5′ tall. In the interim, both American politics and LBL’s height have dipped to […]

A Short Conversation Between Roger Stone and The National Enquirer

March 28, 2016

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  (Phone rings) National Enquirer, here. If it bites, we write. If it shrieks, we leak. If it smells, we yell. Uh, hi. I have a story that you guys should write. OK.  Hillary Adopts Bill’s Alien Love Child?  Elvis-Worshipping Tribe Found in Jungle?   Brangelina Double Sex Change Surgery? GOP Considers Bigfoot Nomination? Severed […]

The New Hampshire Nipple Bill

March 2, 2016

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Lest you thought that New Hampshire was only known for primaries and the Pitco Frialator, you would be wrong, especially this year. With the exit of the politicians, media, pizza delivery people, and professional make up artists from the state on February 9, New Hampshire did not revert to its usual no-news condition. New Hampshire has […]

Dumb, Dumber, Dumbest

February 29, 2016

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  Life in the Boomer Lane watched a comedy clip recently, in which a reporter (fake) attended a Trump rally (real). First, he spoke to some of the people in the parking lot, waiting to go into the rally. He asked one young man how Trump was going to defeat ISIS. The answer was “Bomb […]

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