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Two Guys and A Horse Walk into A Bar…

December 13, 2017

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Loyal readers are probably aware, by now, that Doug Jones, a 63-year-old attorney from Birmingham, just beat bible-toting, horse-riding, alleged child molester Roy Moore, for US Senate seat in Alabama.  Life in the Boomer Lane, for the edification and enjoyment of loyal readers, has obtained exclusive campaign documentation, which she will now share with you, […]

Dementia Linked to Birthplace

November 27, 2017

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Thanks to the folks at AARP, who are quoting an article in JAMA Neurology, we now know the states that produce the most people who will eventually succumb to dementia. Lest you believe that Life in the Boomer Lane is referring to those states that produced the highest numbers of voters for Trump, she isn’t. […]

Democracy, In A Spin

November 13, 2017

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Journalists are constantly quoting Trump, as he bounces from one extreme to another, in reaction to domestic and world events. One might think they do this as though there is actual credibility in the utterings of our Chief-of-State. Lately, Life in the Boomer Lane has suspected that they do it mainly as a reason to […]

Words of My Fantasy Democratic Candidate for President 2020

November 6, 2017

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(Note to Readers: Life in the Boomer Lane has recently been appalled by the predictable silence that has followed the Vegas massacre, the proposed new tax code,  the administration announcement that fossil fuels will prevent both sexual abuse and reduce climate change, and a just-viewed recruitment video posted by the NRA in June. And now, […]

Using Candy to Understand the World

November 3, 2017

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Donald Trump Jr, devoted family man and bold slayer of large helpless mammals in Africa, took half of his daughter’s Halloween candy away, as a way to teach her the perils of socialism.  He told her that her candy was going to “some kid who sat at home.”  Life in the Boomer Lane is grateful […]

A Private Phone Conversation Between Ivana and Melania

October 10, 2017

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(ringing phone) Melania: Hello? Ivana (growly voice): Is Donald there, please?  I am a representative of some country. I know it’s you, Ivana. It’s not me. It’s someone else.  Ivana, you’ve tried this before. And Donald isn’t here. He’s on the golf course. Which one? I’m not telling you. And you need to stop calling.  […]

How 140 Characters Will End the World

September 27, 2017

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For those readers who are unable to follow the often confusing timeline of US/N Korean shenanigans,  the following is a timeline (induced almost entirely by whatever is in Life in the Boomer Lane’s head this morning) of presidential Tweets, N Korean bleats, and administration tap dancing feet, regarding N Korea:           […]