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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, […]

This Post is Literally Unique

July 1, 2015

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  Anyone who has ever tried to read Shakespeare in the original English, must be aware that the language (any language) is always changing. Life in the Boomer Lane’s mother-in-law left Turkey decades ago and took all of her language with her. While she was absent from Turkish soil, the Turkish language wasn’t. For that […]

Stalking and Being Stalked

November 10, 2014

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  It’s taken awhile for Life in the Boomer Lane to notice that she is being stalked by products she has searched for online.  There are, apparently, companies, most likely founded and run by recently toilet-trained tots, whose job is to imprint whatever LBL searches for and to then cause those items to appear on […]

The Secret Lives of Office Workers

August 11, 2010

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Thanks to Freshly Pressed, I saw the clever young office worker who quit her job via a series of dry erase notices she sent to fellow worker’s emails. The punch line was that she calculated that her boss spent almost 20 hours a week playing Farmville.  Whether that was a hoax or not, it got […]