Browsing All posts tagged under »Florida«

Is This the End of the World or Are My Allergies Just Acting Up

November 30, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane has known for some time that, several years ago,  she exceeded the legal limit for grandchildren. This was confirmed over Thanksgiving week, when she spent time with six of them, their parents, Then Husband and Then Husband’s wife.  In spite of the loving mayhem, LBL was able to keep track […]

Brew Ha-Ha

April 11, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane would like to go on record as saying that she is no fan of Starbucks. She finds the coffee bitter, over-brewed, and served too hot. However, she does understand that most True Americans do not share her sentiments, since she knows they spend most of their waking hours standing in […]

The Real Housewives of Charlotte County, A Guest Post by Katy Clark

January 30, 2013

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  K8edid’s blog is, in her own words, has “not much to say about me, and a whole lot to say about me. I’m pushing fifty (as in “blew past it and pushing farther and farther away”). I’ve been married for 33 years to my best buddy and greatest supporter, affectionately known as Sweet Cheeks. […]

Anna Maria Island: The Beach. The Beauty. The BLTs.

January 30, 2012

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Don’t go looking for the Denny’s Seniors Specials on Anna Maria Island.  Anna Maria is located 10 miles north of Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast.  Years ago, when the rest of Florida got the message about condos, high rises, chain restaurants, and mouse paraphernalia, Anna Maria was entirely too busy picking sand out between her toes […]

The Rebuttal

January 21, 2012

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As Sitting Bull said, after the Battle of the Little Bighorn, “There are two sides to every story.”  And, because I would heartily agree, I hereby present a rebuttal from Movie Man. Movie Man, aka Mike, is actually a Good Guy and he has become a good friend of Susan’s, in spite of their first date.  When […]

Love and War. And Love.

June 28, 2011

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There’s a iconic photo taken on August 14, 1945 by the legendary photographer Alfred Eisenstadt.  It is the day World War II ended, and the photo is called “The Kiss.”  A young soldier in Times Square (We assume he is strong, handsome, possessed of all the traits necessary to have single-handedly beaten the Germans and […]

Married to Mr Transportation

April 26, 2011

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  Now Husband Dan is thoughtful, physically affectionate, and never ends a phone call without saying “I love you.” For the last week, we have been living about 20 minutes away from each other and communicating mostly via phone. I have been on Anna Maria Island, helping Joyce. Dan has been in our trailer mobile home […]