Browsing All posts tagged under »humor«

LBL’s Holiday Greatest Things Wish List

December 10, 2018

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Each year, Now Husband asks Life in the Boomer Lane what he can get her for Christmas/Hanukkah/Some As Yet Undiscovered Holiday. LBL always answers, “If there is anything I wanted, I would have gotten it myself, or, it’s so expensive that it would be ridiculous to spend that kind of money.” The conversation usually ends […]

Tis the Season

December 4, 2018

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Research released a couple of months ago has shown that well-adjusted people spend more on holiday shopping than non well-adjusted people. This research was funded by the group Citizens for More Liberal Use of Credit Cards. Life in the Boomer Lane was just pulling your leg.  Maybe. The first sentence of the first paragraph was […]

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 […]

Swimming in the Dutch the Fountain of Youth

November 12, 2018

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Loyal readers may be forgiven if they believe that the Netherland’s #1 claim to fame is the village of Oudewate, in which one can be weighed in order to determine if one is a witch. Not content with either that or with being the tallest people in the world, the Dutch are now on target to […]

When Sex Stories Let You Down

October 26, 2018

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When Life in the Boomer Lane and her friends get together, they often discuss political issues, based on a deep understanding of history, culture, and the political process. Or they may also critique recent films and books and share those they feel are worthy of others to spend time on. Or they describe museum exhibits […]

Jobs Up, Jobs Down

October 23, 2018

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Axios, Life in the Boomer Lane’s daily go-to source for news, includes more than just solid evidence that life as we know it has come to an end or that the entire world is about to explode in a giant conflagration of misdeeds.  president trump (which LBL will henceforth write with lower case letters) will […]

Sleeping With Your Ex

October 19, 2018

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Has Life in the Boomer Lane gotten your attention?  Have you put the TV on mute, stopped that snack midway to your mouth, or neglected that ringing cell phone? In case you are wondering if this is an early April Fool’s Day 2019 prank, it isn’t. Thanks to a loyal reader, LBL is now aware […]