Browsing All posts tagged under »losing things«

Losing Stuff

August 19, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has a long history of losing stuff. She has written about this, talked to friends about this, and ruminated about this with herself, usually between the hours of 1 and 4 AM. In spite of it all, she continues to lose stuff. She understands that. What she doesn’t understand is […]

16,000

February 21, 2019

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According to WordPress, Life in the Boomer Lane now has reached the 16,000 mark. Sixteen thousand followers. Or, to be exact, 16,047. But who is counting, right?  To put this into perspective, we shall look at the number 16000 and review its signifigance in history and in the world in general. The New York Times […]

The Lost, the Misplaced, and the Other Stuff

September 22, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane, like a lot of red-blooded, tax-fearing Americans, spends her days losing a lot of stuff.  Much of this is actually misplaced, rather than lost. There is a fine, but important, distinction between the two.  Here is a handy chart to know the difference: The following are items that usually get […]

I’ll Trade You My VISA Card and Driver’s License for Some Small Plastic Containers

December 13, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s annual holiday shopping, in addition to items that can be purchased online, always seems to include items that can only be purchased by making the rounds of little stores that one would never think of to frequent for any reason whatsoever. This year, the hunt was on for small plastic […]

Lost in Space

March 30, 2011

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Actual items LBL has lost, which are now orbiting the earth According to Newsweek, NASA scientists want to build a cheap, earthbound laser that could zap away the “space junk” orbiting the earth.  The zapper wouldn’t make the items disappear.  Rather it would simply push the debris further out into space, so that incoming spacecraft […]

Grandma Does London

June 15, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane is in London to celebrate the first birthday of First Grandchild.  Like any besotted grandmother, she believes her grandchild walks on water (or he would, if he walked).  On her last trip to London, she tried to smuggle him through Customs between France and the UK.  She has decided not […]