Aging Not Gracefully

February 24, 2020

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Life in the Boomer Lane and Now Husband were each having back issues when they cooked. Luckily for LBL, she cooks as little as possible. But she does create large Passover and Hanukkah extravaganzes requiring a lot of hours on her feet. She pays the price with miserable back spasms. Now Husband cooks on a […]

Posted in: aging, humor, mishaps, satire

Saving the Planet, Secretly and Cheaply

February 18, 2020

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been distracted in recent years by thoughts of the planet’s imminent demise and the fact that those who have the power to do something about it seem to be otherwise occupied with coming up with novel ways to ignore it. The question is, what’s a girl to do when […]

Posted in: climate change

OK, Boomer

February 14, 2020

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A professor at the University of Oklahoma provoked outrage by saying the phrase “OK, boomer” was like saying the N-word. He later apologized to students. This event has been getting a lot of press lately, ecllipsing even the the two most significant, ongoing, high-profile meltdowns the world is currently facing: the Antartic ice shelf and […]

Expired Food for Expired People

January 16, 2020

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One thing Life in the Boomer Lane knows is that, as we age, children, in the best of cases, can provide us a never-ending source of love, emotional support, and comments about our expired food products. Boomers have been attributed to a never-ending supply of many atrocities, chief among them the abysmal state of the […]

Posted in: boomers, food, humor, satire

Seeing the World Without It Seeing You

January 6, 2020

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The world is becoming a smaller place on a daily basis. The locations beset by a rotating array of political upheaval are being joined by those who are standing in the direct path of an unruly climate. Places that are safe, clean, and that speak American English are becoming an endangered species. What is one […]

Posted in: humor, politics, satire, travel

The Year Ahead

January 2, 2020

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just completed her holiday festivities, mostly by pretending her home was a phone booth and her family was vintage college students and the trick was to see how many of them could fit into the obviously inadequate space. Mostly, things worked out, even if a couple small children had […]

Posted in: humor, satire

The Ultimate New Years Resolution: First, Do No Harm

December 19, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane prides herself in being the caring type. She is guided by strong morals and ethics. She values people over things. She volunteers. She donates money to people and causes that do good in the world. She is impressed with people who aren’t impressed with themselves. She is most impressed with […]

Posted in: commentary, holiday, holidays