Browsing All posts tagged under »satire«

Ordering A Meal in A Brave New World

January 20, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s travel experiences have involved being felled by belt buckles, vending machines and assorted TSA agents. On this most recent trip, to Florida, the culprit was an airport restaurant. At first, LBL was delighted. The section of National Airport in DC that serves Southwest Airlines is actually the original airport. It’s […]

Alexa is Listening

January 8, 2018

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Life in the Boomer Lane, in a desperate attempt to be allowed entry into Twenty-First Century Life, requested Amazon Echo (Alexa) for Hanukkah. Precious Only Daughter provided.  LBL looked forward to using Alexa for three reasons: to assist in cooking, to provide weather forecasts, and to play music.  Prince Charming,  LBL’s son-in-law, installed her.  LBL […]

Being Not Normal in 2018

January 2, 2018

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The holidays are over and now Life in the Boomer Lane can get back to normal. Her first order of business will be to find out what “normal” is. She hasn’t been successful thus far. The word continues to elude her. Yesterday, she was asked at a walk in clinic what her height and normal […]

The Brain in Love

December 18, 2017

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The holidays are supposed to be about love: of family, of friends, of Jesus, of materialism, and, this year especially, of one’s love (and utter relief) of 2017 being finally put to bed. For this reason, Life in the Boomer Lane thought she’d take the opportunity to devote this post to love. It’s a win-win: She […]

Two Guys and A Horse Walk into A Bar…

December 13, 2017

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Loyal readers are probably aware, by now, that Doug Jones, a 63-year-old attorney from Birmingham, just beat bible-toting, horse-riding, alleged child molester Roy Moore, for US Senate seat in Alabama.  Life in the Boomer Lane, for the edification and enjoyment of loyal readers, has obtained exclusive campaign documentation, which she will now share with you, […]

Those Voices in Our Heads

December 11, 2017

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Life in the Boomer Lane can’t speak for anyone but herself, but at any given moment, she is having at least a dozen different conversations in her head.  These include conversations with herself, with others, with CNN, with presidential Tweets, with the GOP, with the bathroom scale, with cartons of ice cream in the freezer, […]

Jesus and James, Bros for Life

December 5, 2017

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In an astonishing find to usher in the Christmas holiday season, scholars have found a copy of the original Greek manuscript describing what Jesus secretly taught his brother James. According to Science Daily, Biblical scholars at the University of Texas at Austin discovered the manuscript in the Nag Hammadi Library at Oxford University, where it […]