Browsing All posts tagged under »politics«

What’s in A Wall?

January 8, 2019

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Like the rest of the country, Life in the Boomer Lane has been thinking a lot about The Wall.  In her case, it is the brick wall surrounding her living room fireplace. This wall has had a tragic history, ever since she covered the ugly brick with beautiful white paneling.  She has now had to rebuild […]

She’s Back, Whether You Like it or Not

January 4, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane must start with an apology.  One or two loyal Readers may have noticed a long hiatus between posts. This was due to LBL being with Youngest Offspring and his family, in order to greet their newest member.  This newest member is now LBL’s seventh grandchild. LBL stayed to help with […]

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 […]

Yesterday

September 28, 2018

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Along with countless other people, I was glued to the TV yesterday, to watch the Senate hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh.  There were so many thoughts swirling around in my head throughout, that I thought I’d never be able to make sense of it enough to write anything. Yet here I am, […]

What’s in A Name?

September 26, 2018

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Names of anything in our world are useful to different degrees during different times of our lives. Toddlers are often called upon to display their inordinate intelligence by naming animals, when shown pictures of such animals.  They also shriek “Elmo!” (or some vague approximation) when confronted with an image of the lovable, red Muppet. As […]

A Private Conversation Between Big POTUS and Little POTUS

September 10, 2018

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Mike, I’ve called you in to talk about the anynimus letter written to the Failing Subversive Scary Lying and Cheating New York Times. I didn’t do it, Sir. I know you didn’t, Mike. But we have to find out who did. Anunismiss things like this can fuck everything up for us. I’ll swear by it, […]

Fear, Political Intrigue, Fake News and Poop

August 29, 2018

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All of the words we are now using to describe the tumultuous and scary goings on in our country have finally arrived at Life in the Boomer Lane’s doorstep.  Yesterday, LBL met a colleague for a working breakfast, then returned home. As she approached the front porch, she saw what appeared to be a pile […]

Getting Out the Vote

August 23, 2018

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Like many other Americans (roughly half of the population) Life in the Boomer Lane has been inhabiting an alternate universe since November 8, 2016. On this date, we learned that the other half of the population had done something completely inexplicable. And, in the time since, the lines have been even more firmly drawn. Many […]

IQ’s Slippery Slope

July 23, 2018

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At any given moment, half of the US population is walking around wondering what on earth has happened to the other half.  Are they not paying attention? Do they not realize what is happening to this country? Do they not see the erosion of human rights, the widening gap of haves and have-nots, the destruction […]

Friday the 13th

July 16, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane was home several days ago, minding her business and having nothing in particular to do. She whiled away the time listening to POTUS call his own interview with the London Sun newspaper, in which he had dissed the Prime Minister of the UK,  “fake news.” May’s reaction was to move […]