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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.  […]

The Blouse Man vs The Dress Man

October 9, 2017

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The Blouse Man (1999) was a film set in 1969, about an unfulfilled housewife (Diane Lane) who spends the summer in the Catskills, along with tons of other women and their kids. Her husband, like all the other working spouses, arrives each weekend, for the sole purpose of reminding her how boring her marriage has […]

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:           […]

When Your Brain Has A Mind of Its Own

September 25, 2017

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This month’s issue of AARP Magazine will be of special interest to those readers who frequently announce “The Devil made me do it,” when confronted with their own self-damaging and/or inexplicable behavior. With all due respect to The Devil, Life in the Boomer Lane believes said Devil has been working overtime to create any number […]

The Lost, the Misplaced, and the Other Stuff

September 22, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane, like a lot of red-blooded, tax-fearing Americans, spends her days losing a lot of stuff.  Much of this is actually misplaced, rather than lost. There is a fine, but important, distinction between the two.  Here is a handy chart to know the difference: The following are items that usually get […]

A Turkish Shower

September 12, 2017

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Let Life in the Boomer Lane start by saying that, during her recent trip to Istanbul, she spent a lot of time glued to CNN International, keeping track of Irma. Her son, various friends, and other family members were impacted. But, at some point, LBL did need to address personal hygiene take a shower.  She […]

Perky in Turkey

September 4, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane must write this blog post quickly, as she has just received an alert in her Inbox, shrieking “Hurry!  This underwear deal expires soon!”  She is quite anxious to read what this is all about, as, coincidently, she has an appointment today for a bra fitting at a very upscale bra […]