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The New Presidential Alert System

October 5, 2018

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The brand new Presidential Alert System, also know by its acronym POOP (President’s Organizational Override of the People) has now been activated to 1. keep us safe 2. let us know at all times who is in charge 3. keep assuring us that there was no collusion, uh uh, nope, never, no way This week […]

Yesterday

September 28, 2018

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Along with countless other people, I was glued to the TV yesterday, to watch the Senate hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh.  There were so many thoughts swirling around in my head throughout, that I thought I’d never be able to make sense of it enough to write anything. Yet here I am, […]

What’s in A Name?

September 26, 2018

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Names of anything in our world are useful to different degrees during different times of our lives. Toddlers are often called upon to display their inordinate intelligence by naming animals, when shown pictures of such animals.  They also shriek “Elmo!” (or some vague approximation) when confronted with an image of the lovable, red Muppet. As […]

A Private Conversation Between Big POTUS and Little POTUS

September 10, 2018

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Mike, I’ve called you in to talk about the anynimus letter written to the Failing Subversive Scary Lying and Cheating New York Times. I didn’t do it, Sir. I know you didn’t, Mike. But we have to find out who did. Anunismiss things like this can fuck everything up for us. I’ll swear by it, […]

Fear, Political Intrigue, Fake News and Poop

August 29, 2018

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All of the words we are now using to describe the tumultuous and scary goings on in our country have finally arrived at Life in the Boomer Lane’s doorstep.  Yesterday, LBL met a colleague for a working breakfast, then returned home. As she approached the front porch, she saw what appeared to be a pile […]

Getting Out the Vote

August 23, 2018

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Like many other Americans (roughly half of the population) Life in the Boomer Lane has been inhabiting an alternate universe since November 8, 2016. On this date, we learned that the other half of the population had done something completely inexplicable. And, in the time since, the lines have been even more firmly drawn. Many […]

Your Life in Trash

August 1, 2018

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Some years ago, when Life in the Boomer Lane decided to create a stone patio/terrace in her backyard, she hired a man whose father had been a gifted stone mason. Allegedly, the son had been taught by his dad.  Although the project began well, the son’s drinking and unreliability ended with LBL paying the last […]