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Older, Faster, Tougher

September 16, 2014

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  This morning, Life in the Boomer Lane was momentarily distracted from the disturbing realization that she was out of unsweetened soy milk, by a loud banging on the front door.  Coffee cup in hand, she came to the door to see her sweaty, panting across-the-street neighbor standing on her front porch. The neighbor, who […]

The Rite of Spring Part 1

March 24, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane knows very well that the advent of spring usually involves young women developing a sudden, overwhelming need to cast bras aside and older women developing an equally intense need to force all manner of flower and vegetable to sprout in every available bit of green space they own.  LBL […]

On Safari in My Vegetable Garden

August 3, 2010

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I have never had any interest in planting anything in the ground, tending it, watching it grow, and then eating it.  I assumed I was genetically unable to do so because for many generations in Eastern Europe, my family wasn’t permitted to own land, and so the farming genes were sort of erased.  But I’ve […]

The Vegetable Garden Pt1

May 27, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane has never had any interest in planting anything in the ground, tending it, watching it grow, and then eating it. She assumed that she was genetically unable to do so, because, for many generations in Eastern Europe, her family wasn’t permitted to own land, and so the “farming genes” were […]

Gardening 101 (Part 1)

May 18, 2010

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It’s that Scary Time again: time to be thinking about how Life in the Boomer Lane should be thinking about a vegetable garden. Or about Planting Something. In fact, Anything. This is when she gets totally stuck. Events are happening quickly. A few days ago, LBL went to a client’s house to get a contract […]