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Tangier: It’s Right There

March 14, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Tangier, in Northern Morocco. Now Husband spent part of his youth there and wanted to visit the high school he attended,  the store where he purchased individual cigarettes as a 14-year-old, and the marble columns in front of one particular building, in which his name had […]

NeNe Wreaks Havoc in the Liquor Store

March 3, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a swell trip to Florida. She visited a close friend in Palmetto and stayed at a lovely Airbnb on a beautiful street in St Pete. She also narrowly escaped being incarcerated. When she and her friends arrived at the Airbnb, they realized they needed several essentials. […]

Flying With the Kardashians

February 12, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from Seattle.  She spent a large portion of her time there playing “Nail Salon” with her two granddaughters, aged five and two. The nail salon products were provided by LBL as part of their Valentine’s Day gift. These products were a big hit. LBL, however, did not […]

A Look Back and A Look Way Back

August 13, 2018

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After Then Husband and I married and went to grad school, we lived frugally and saved most of our monthly fellowship stipends.  At the end of the year, we had saved enough for a student flight to Europe, two sleeping bags, a Coleman stove, and a pup tent. We had enough left over for eight […]

Humanity Packs A Suitcase

July 9, 2018

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Much of the chaos that appears to be currently sweeping the planet stems from the penchant humans have for not staying in one place. Instead, whether because of some kind of political or climatic upheaval or boredom with their own cave and a need to explore new ones, they moved restlessly about the planet.  After […]

The Travel Game: Men vs Women

June 15, 2018

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Over the millennia, several people have noticed that men and women behave a bit differently as they go through life. Those who haven’t noticed this phenomenon usually end up either permanently dateless or eventually divorced, as they keep expecting the other sex to react the same way they do to life events. Travel is a […]

Pratfalls and Other Ways to Enjoy Travel

June 14, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane suspects that there is some kind of disorder in which people keep having “accidents,” well beyond what would be normal. For that reason she hesitates to relate to readers the first couple days of her trip to Turkey. The trip started out in the most positive way possible. LBL was […]