Making No Scents

July 11, 2017

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Life in the Boomer lane has learned of two astonishing and depressing studies this week. One is that Trump’s supporters have brains that are not impacted in any way by anything their hero says or does. They are, however, wired to applaud anything he says. We will bring back the fossil fuel industry, because that […]

The Political Punditry of Preschoolers

June 30, 2017

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a week-long visit in Seattle with Older Son and his family.  She had no time to monitor current events while doing so, but it turns out that the fourteen-month-old and the just-turning-four-year-old supplied her with updates throughout the week. latest GOP attempt at replacing Obamacare: […]

Amazon Eats Whole Foods

June 19, 2017

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Amazon, in it’s trajectory toward world domination, has just purchased Whole Foods. Whole Foods, for those of you who live 50 miles outside of town and grow all of your own food, is an upscale grocery store chain, in which one can purchase individually-wrapped grapes, each with a story about country of origin and a […]

The Reinvention of the Cabinet Meeting

June 13, 2017

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Cabinet members arrive in the room, then take their appointed seats.  Trump: I’ve called you here together to get this country moving again.  Our citizens deserve no less. They need to know that they have elected the best president who ever lived. Knowing that will immediately solve all the problems we have. And it’s our […]

Selling Purses to the Stars

June 12, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s neighborhood has an annual yard sale. This year, the sale was scheduled for a weekend when LBL was to be out-of-town.  Now Husband graciously agreed to cover for her. A leaking roof this past year resulted in many thousands of dollars spent. It also resulted in a lot of roof […]

Take A Placebo and Call Me in the Morning

June 9, 2017

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It’s no secret that we have all had our notion of reality tested beyond reason, since June 16, 2015, when Donald Trump left the world of professional wrestling and reality show hosting in order to run for President of the United States. Since then, we have been told that what we saw we didn’t, what […]

Comey Apart at the Seams

June 6, 2017

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The setting is the White House War Room. It is the wee hours of Thursday morning.  Ex-FBI Chief Comey is due to testify before the House Intel Committee in less than 12 hours. War Room appointees are seated around a large oval table. All eyes are on the Commander-in-Chief.  Trump: I’ve called you together to […]