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Harvey: Our Very Own Giant Rabbit

August 30, 2017

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Back in 1950, a popular film titled “Harvey” hit the theaters. Jimmy Stewart starred as a wealthy alcoholic man who starts having visions of a giant rabbit named Harvey.  Stewart, named Elwood P. Dowd, lives with his sister Veta and her daughter.  Needless to say, Veta worries that Elwood has gone insane. In the process […]

Your Shrinking Sperm Count

July 31, 2017

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A note to male readers: While you have been otherwise occupied, following the astonishing array of daily antics being publicly unveiled by the Great Trump Travelling Medicine Show, your sperm count, oblivious to politics, has been reducing itself on a daily basis.  According to many sources, sperm count is now down by 60% since 1973. […]

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: […]

Condocalypse

January 31, 2017

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    A lot of people worry about any number of ways their lives might be snuffed out, in this scary new world. Hordes of murderous immigrants pouring across our borders, nuclear war, super-resistant strains of bacteria, and the accelerating pace of climate change all occupy their thoughts. Yet, while many fret, others have made […]

The Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix Expanded

June 25, 2016

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Two significant things happened yesterday.  The first was that Life in the Boomer Lane learned that Britain had voted to leave the European Union. The second was that she realized that the post she published about Dana McClendon’s Universal Hot/Crazy Matrix: A Man’s Guide to Women back in 2014 had permanently remained her #1 post, eclipsing […]

Truthish

June 21, 2016

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The recent upswing in popularity of truthish has become especially pronounced in celeb tabloids and political circles. Donald Trump, when he isn’t using his vast fourth grade vocabulary to compliment himself, can often be found uttering nuggets that he has gleaned from random social media sources and National Enquirer. But let’s give Trump a break, […]

This Ain’t Your Mama’s Grandparents Day

September 12, 2015

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With all due respect to generations of grandparents who came before, boomers are slowly making inroads on yet another sacred, Hallmark-bedazzled day. Both of Life in the Boomer Lane’s grandmothers were long gone before LBL was born. But she had a step-grandmother. Goldie.  Goldie was one of the gentlest, softest spoken people on earth. There […]