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One Day U: Going Back to College for One Day

February 13, 2017

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You cannot make decisions about the future, without an understanding of the past. Our country is now stuck in the present moment, with no understanding of the past and no vision for the future. So began the first powerful lecture that Life in the Boomer Lane attended, yesterday, at One Day University in Washington, DC. […]

Fifty Shades of Bondage

March 6, 2012

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Ask any woman what she wants in a partner and she will say “Trust.  Caring. Communication.”  But the success of Fifty Shades of Grey has shown otherwise.  What we all want is to be ravished from behind, while wearing a blindfold and doggy collar. In Part One, I introduced the book, Fifty Shades of Grey.  […]

Why I'm Here

January 18, 2011

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The following is a piece I’ll be entering in an NPR short story contest: My mom has a magnetic force around her. Rootless things fly through the air toward her and land at her feet. Five husbands did, one right after the other. She was fifteen years old when Number One appeared. There’s only one […]