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The Model and the Boomer

November 20, 2013


It has come to Life in the Boomer Lane’s attention that if she doesn’t write about boomers soon, she might as well change her blog to Life in the General Doo-Doo Lane. To avoid this, she has returned to Boomerdom. Here goes: LBL loves shopping at Loehmanns. Aside from the discounts, it’s a store that […]

What’s Wrong With the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition?

February 13, 2013


Let’s talk about skinny models in bathing suits. Or not. Instead, let’s talk about “negative racial and ethnic stereotypes perpetuated by placement of skinny models in bathing suits against a backdrop of indigenous peoples.” There. Now you can get angry, instead of being intimidated. Each year, Sports Illustrated debuts its hotly-awaited Swimsuit Edition. The swimsuits worn […]

Why I Want to Live in the Sundance Catalog

July 29, 2010


Life in the Boomer Lane’s Sundance catalog arrived today.  She is always so excited to see it, and it’s not because she wants to buy everything in it.  It’s because she wants to live in the catalog.  There are some really good reasons for this and even better reasons why this wouldn’t be such a […]