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Back to Basics

October 14, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending so much time wallowing in the TWO HUGE SCARY news items that are consuming the entire planet right now, that she has had little time to direct her attention to the normal drivel that readers have come to depend on from her. She has barely been […]

Cats Flying Off the Roof of My Car

December 23, 2011

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(The following is the eighth in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a really slow weekend, blogging-wise.) Miracle is the latest in a long […]

Man: 0 Cat: 1

November 4, 2011

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(The following is the second in my new series, “Old Posts to Dredge out on Slow Weekends Because When I Posted Them Originally People Cared More About the Economy and World Peace Than My Blog.” Although nothing has changed, it’s the start of a slow weekend.) Now Husband Dan has a long history with pets.  This […]

A Cat By Any Other Name

April 7, 2011

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Let’s make a few things really clear: Life in the Boomer Lane is not a cat person.  If you go into her house and see a cat (or a cat screaming to get into her house,) it’s because she is cat-sitting.  Her daughter owns the cat, which she named Miracle.  LBL thinks most modern miracles typically involve […]

Lost in Space

March 30, 2011

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Actual items LBL has lost, which are now orbiting the earth According to Newsweek, NASA scientists want to build a cheap, earthbound laser that could zap away the “space junk” orbiting the earth.  The zapper wouldn’t make the items disappear.  Rather it would simply push the debris further out into space, so that incoming spacecraft […]

Cloudy With A Chance of Children

December 11, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane is getting ready for the kids to descend on the house for the holidays (As she writes this, Jorge/George, the normally tree-climbing lawn guy, is dragging the ladder out of the garage so he can string the interior holiday lights.) Technically, they will be celebrating Chanukah, which will have already been over […]

Why People Shave Cats

July 20, 2010

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Every summer, there is a repeating scenario. Life in the Boomer Lane begins to notice that she is avoiding petting Miracle the Cat (even more so than usual), because the slightest touch will release a shower of cat hair all around her and she will be walking around in a perpetual state of cat hair […]