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

November 30, 2018


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 […]

Lord of the Flies

July 18, 2018


A couple of weeks ago, a pesky (aren’t they all) fly entered Life in the Boomer Lane’s house. LBL loves all living creatures. She makes an exception for mosquitoes and flies. She yelled to Now Husband to kill the fly. Now Husband rushed into the room holding a can of insect spray and proceeded to […]

Zombies vs Cicadas: Rising From the Earth, Having Sex, and Dying

April 18, 2016


  If you live in the northeastern part of the United States, next month, against all odds, you will not be thinking about Donald Trump, terrorism, or the possibility of needing a stronger antiperspirant.  Every single brain cell you still posses will be consumed with sheer terror at what is happening on your very doorstep. […]

This Cricket was No Jiminy

November 8, 2010


Life in the Boomer Lane is not afraid of insects.  Unless they want to crawl into her nose or ears.  And they always do.  Last night was a typical example. Visualize this: LBL is reading in bed.  Now Husband is sleeping.  It’s peaceful, serene.  LBL is loving her book (To the End of the Land, David Grossman).  […]