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A Panacea for the End of the World

August 22, 2022

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been unable to metaphorically put pen to paper in today’s increasingly debilitating world. A stay at Jellystone Park (home to Yogi Bear and his cohorts) with five of her grandchildren did provide a brief respite from the knowledge that the earth was rolling rapidly downhill toward certain oblivion. It’s […]

The History of Right-Wing Extremism

July 19, 2022

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It’s easy to blame poor Donald Trump for the current extremism of the Republican party from blah-blah-blah-we-hate-taxes to raped-10-year-olds-shouldn’t-have-abortions. The truth is that the roots of right-wing extremism can be traced back to the moment that early humans first realized that their environment was fraught with danger. “Things were better before poisonous snakes and Neanderthals […]

Sapiens

July 11, 2022

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Life in the Boomer Lane is now reading Sapiens, the not always predictable journey of mankind from Early Blob to Current Day Something Else. The author, Yuval Noah Harari, brilliantly takes the reader from the beginning of life to what may well be the end of it (LBL’s words, not Harari’s.) Among other things, LBL […]

Gas Prices and Mickey Mouse

June 25, 2022

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As the Cult of the GOP valiantly ignores the ongoing January 6 hearings, its disciples are agreed that all people really care about are gas prices and inflation. This surprised Life in the Boomer Lane. Surely, all these God-created folks scattered around the country must be getting hopped up about more topics than this. For […]

News of the Wild

June 6, 2022

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The past week has been jam-packed with so many atrocities due to gun violence and the GOP’s continuing belief that each life lost is simply another indication that the Second Amendment is alive and well, thank you very much, that the non-gun wisdom of many high profile GOPers has gone unnoticed by all but an […]

Our Political Climate, Explained

April 29, 2022

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The political climate, like a baby created by the earth and most people’s weight, goes round and round and up and down. From the dawn of things, it seems doomed to cycles, but sometimes, it’s difficult to make sense of it all. It’s easier to simply not pay attention or to say things like “Everyone […]

A Conversation Between Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Bobert

April 11, 2022

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Marjorie Taylor Greene’s cell phone rings. MTG grabs an AR-15 and answers the phone MTG: Fuck you if you are a child-predator-Socialist-Commie-mask wearing-Democrat. Anyone else, say your name and give me one reason why I shouldn’t shoot you right through this phone. LB: Marg, so glad to hear you strong and in defense of white […]

Duck, Duck, Go

March 4, 2022

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Life in the Boomer Lane believed she was safe from being sucked into writing another post about the recently sprouted branch of the human tree who refer to themselves as Trumpers. She could then devote herself solely to Putin’s War Against Humanity and watching Season 2 of “Love Is Blind.” Not so. The New York […]

Peter Thiel, A Man of the (Entitled)People

February 22, 2022

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For those who seek to be on the vanguard of fashion trends, Life in the Boomer Lane would advise you to start searching online for cute, comfy jackboots. One recent indication, among countless, is that Peter Thiel, multi-billionaire head of the parent company of Facebook, as well as couture-uniformed cheerleader of Donald Trump, will step […]

Got A Question For Ya, J

February 19, 2022

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Many of us occasionally muse about which celeb we would like to have dinner with. Life in the Boomer Lane used to think a lot about having a pajama party with Oprah. Oprah would certainly wear cute pjs, and she does love snacks. She would also have a lot of inside dope about other celebs. […]