Browsing All posts tagged under »China«

While I Was Gone

May 1, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a whirlwind 12-day trip to the Pacific Northwest, first to Seattle and then to Portland.  On her return, she was quite surprised to learn that, while she had been mostly oblivious to the greater happenings of the world during her trip, the world had continued to […]

Buying Stuff From China

March 14, 2016

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  China has been accused of a lot of bad things, lately.  Donald Trump believes the Chinese started climate change.  The recent discovery that Lumber Liquidators has been selling cacinogenic wood flooring from China has been all over the news.  Added to that is carcinogenic drywall being sold throughout the US.  What few  people talk about, though, […]

Welcome to 2013. You can run, but you can’t hide.

January 1, 2013

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Back on January 1, 1541, it would have been tough to predict what the coming year would bring.  Nostradamus was the only high-profile prognosticator around then, but, in the absence of tweets, iPhones, and The Anderson Cooper Show, most of his predictions were unknown to the general population. Most people simply went out their daily […]

What Makes Things Spew Out of My Nose

March 11, 2011

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Life in the Boomer Lane can’t help it.  Whenever anything happens that makes her feel uncomfortable or helpless or scared, she makes a joke.  Then LBL makes herself laugh (because she is always her own best audience) and then things come out of her nose.  Her life has never been directly threatened, but on two occasions when […]