Browsing All posts tagged under »Charleston«

A Beautiful, Elegant Shell Game

December 4, 2019

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Life in the boomer Lane spent Thanksgiving week with her youngest child and his family. His children are age two and eleven months. After spending five or six days getting into various positions on the floor that no one over the age of 50 should subject themselves to, she had a free morning. She decided […]

Small Lifeboat of Big Dreams

September 17, 2017

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In 1989, Hurricane Hugo took a break from its path of major destruction to pick up a random, little lifeboat and deposit it just off Rt 171 on Folly Beach, at the southern end of James Island in Charleston, SC. Some believe that the boat had been used as a coast guard lifeboat during WW […]

Yellow Dog

January 21, 2015

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I won’t write about how we get attached to dogs, beyond all reason. We simply do. I won’t write about how we know their life spans are shorter than ours, and that we will outlive them. We do and we will. I won’t write about how the end will be tough and our hearts will […]

When Life Moves Beyond Decorating With Office Chairs

August 24, 2010

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Right after #2 Son graduated from college in Virginia, he moved to Charleston, SC.  He moved into a rental property where two friends lived.  About a month later, he called Life in the Boomer Lane and said he’d come to the conclusion that paying rent was a waste of money, and he decided to buy […]