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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 […]

Why Can’t We All Just get Along?

January 29, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane could barely contain her sadness over the recent dischord between some mighty high profile people. She will now bring you up to date on these events so that you can be as depressed as she is: Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa Wiz tweeted something about Kanye’s new album “Waves.” Kanye […]

Downton Abbey Wrap Up

January 13, 2016

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Like many fans who have nothing better to do, Life in the Boomer Lane has been engaging in hot discussions with other fans about the current (and final) season of Downton Abbey. Word on the street is that all the story lines will be wrapped up by the end of the series. LBL has decided […]

The Duggars Dig In

July 25, 2015

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The Duggar Family, stars of the immensely popular TV show, 19 Kids and Counting was, for many folks, a picture of how life could be, if we only agreed to leave everything up to God.  The Duggars did just that, and God provided them with 19 kids, a home the size of a Super Wal-Mart […]

My Life in Front of the TV

March 12, 2015

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  For many years, Life in the Boomer Lane smugly told people that she didn’t watch network TV. She limited her TV viewing to shows on the Discovery and History channels (if religion consisted solely of archaeological hunts for the “real” Jesus and other mysteries of the Bible, LBL would be on board) , with […]

Bitch Planet

December 10, 2014

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Vox Magazine had an interesting article about a new feminist comic book titled “Bitch Planet.” This comic has deep and meaningful ramifications for society’s often misguided and misogynistic culture. But, since Life in the Boomer Lane stopped caring about comics once she got too old for Betty and Veronica, she doesn’t care about this. On […]

The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix: A Man’s Guide to Women

August 4, 2014

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  An alert reader sent a video to Life in the Boomer Lane titled “The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix: A Man’s Guide to Women.” The chart was developed by Dana McLendon, a forty-something who looks like he spent a lot of time hugging the wall in social situations, trying to figure women out, before he decided […]