Browsing All posts tagged under »satire«

A Friend’s Final Request

September 29, 2016

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  A friend of Life in the Boomer Lane brought up a very serious issue at their breakfast out, the other day. For those of you who are now completely distracted by the word “breakfast,” and want all the details, LBL will say that she had scrambled eggs (soft scrambled) and coffee. Nothing more. That […]

What’s Going on in Your Dog’s Brain?

September 9, 2016

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  Contrary to popular opinion, and with all due respect to Gary Larson (creator of the iconic cartoon, in which whatever we say is heard as blah-blah-blah by our dogs), dogs actually do understand us. According to the August 31 print issue of the Washington Post (Note to Readers: If you don’t know what a […]

Airplanes Give New Meaning to the Words “Get on Top of Me”

September 6, 2016

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  Last year, airplane manufacturer Airbus filed an amusing patent for two-story seating in its wide-body aircraft. The patent, presented in a proposal titled “Passenger Arrangement for Vehicles,” shows a mezzanine level of seats reachable by steps. Second-story passengers sit right above those on the floor below. According to Airbus, “Passenger cabins are therefore fitted with as many rows […]

The Meaning of Dreams

September 1, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has always taken an interest in dreams, specifically the following: What do my dreams mean?  What does it mean when I know I am dreaming in the dream? Why do I remember some dreams and others not? Why can’t I have great sex in dreams? (Readers note: LBL has never […]

A Week of Penises

August 30, 2016

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The current news about Anthony Weiner presents a unique problem to Life in the Boomer Lane. Having used all of her best humor in her previous two posts about him, she isn’t sure where to run with this latest inability Weiner has, to keep his penis in his pants. Weiner brings new meaning to the […]

The Story About Family Stories

August 24, 2016

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It’s no secret that, if a room full of people witness the same event, there will be as many versions of what occurred as the number of people in the room.  As we go through life, we create our own reality, even though we believe that the reality we create is the only choice possible. […]

Trash Wars

August 8, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane knows about married people arguing over whether or not to have children. Then, after they do, they argue about what to do with them. She knows they argue about money, infidelity, in-laws and sex (among themselves, not with in-laws).  She is aware of any number of books, workshops, therapists, couples’ […]