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Christmas in London: Santa is Booked, But An Elf Might Be Available

November 24, 2011

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It’s Thanksgiving and the best way to celebrate is to get in line now for all the “Black Friday Sales That Start on Thursday” sales. The second best way is to post this brilliantly reworked piece about Christmas in London and to hope that the people who read the inferior post  last year are too […]

Fullness

March 16, 2011

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Tomorrow morning, I’ll board a plane for London to see my daughter and my grandson.  I’ve been there many times, now.  This trip, like all others will have its own unique character.  The word “fullness” comes to mind when I think of this trip.  My daughter:  The fullness of belly, of breasts.  Incubating her next […]

Being “Granddad” Without Having Been “Dad”

August 18, 2010

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Dan and I married in 2006.  Dan lived in a high rise condo in Washington DC.  He was single, with no children and no pets.  I lived in a house in Arlington, VA.  I was divorced after well over two decades of marriage, with three grown children and a cat.  One year after our marriage, […]

Being A Granddad Without Ever Having Been A Dad

August 18, 2010

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Now Husband and Life in the Boomer Lane married in 2006.  NH lived in a high-rise condo in Washington DC.  He was single, with no children and no pets.  LBL lived in a house in Arlington, VA.  She was divorced, after well over two decades of marriage, with three grown children and a cat.  One […]

Pork Cheeks and Buffalo Milk Ice Cream

June 20, 2010

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Sorry, US.  You can take a lesson from the Brits about how to run a food festival.  The annual Taste of London restaurant festival was held yesterday in Regent’s Park, just a few blocks from Beloved Daughter’s flat.  A mind boggling array of restaurants and pubs were represented.  Many of them had created charming outdoor […]

Off to London in A Shopping Cart

June 1, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane is leaving for London in a week to celebrate the first birthday of First Grandchild.  On her last visit, she, along with Younger Son’s girlfriend, Artist Janelle, attempted to smuggle said grandchild across the border from France onto the Eurostar train that goes through the chunnel, in order to get […]