Browsing All posts tagged under »satire«

The Diminishing Need to Age

April 17, 2019

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Many people born in the first half of the twentieth century have become concerned about their ability to outlive the current administration. Good news is on the horizon for these people, and it has nothing to do with Trump deciding to abdicate in favor of shooting himself up into space in order to become Emperor […]

Game of Thrones for Dummies

April 15, 2019

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In the Free City of Pentos, Viserys and Daenerys Targaryen lived in the manse of Magister Illyrio Mopatis. Illyrio has brokered a deal to wed Daenerys to Khal Drogo, the warlord of a Dothraki khalasar of forty thousand warriors So begins the Game of Thrones, an epic tale of hundreds of main characters inhabiting the mythical Medieval-like world of Westeros, […]

The Meaning of Dreams

April 9, 2019

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This week, Life in the Boomer Lane dreamt that she was with Prince Charles, shortly after Diana’s death. Prince Charles was represented in the dream by the persona of a close friend of LBL. LBL coached him (the actual Charles, inside of LBL’s friend) in a concise, transformational way about the meaning of his life, […]

The Connection Between Dust and Weight Gain

March 27, 2019

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With the exception of the seemingly innocuous phrase “dust bunnies,” dust has always had a well-deserved bad rap in history.  A Korean dust event in 174 AD, was called Woo-Tou or Tou-Woo.  In spite of it’s catchy name, it ruined countless lives.  Massive dust storms caused by severe drought in the US Great Plains staes […]

NeNe Wreaks Havoc in the Liquor Store

March 3, 2019

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Life in the Boomer Lane has just returned from a swell trip to Florida. She visited a close friend in Palmetto and stayed at a lovely Airbnb on a beautiful street in St Pete. She also narrowly escaped being incarcerated. When she and her friends arrived at the Airbnb, they realized they needed several essentials. […]

Laptop Cop

February 27, 2019

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Last week, Life in the Boomer Lane hosted a neighborhood group whose goal is quite simple: dramatically change the world in as short a time as possible.  After the meeting was over and most people had gone, LBL noticed a swell-looking laptop that someone had left behind. She asked the group coordinator to put something […]

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 […]