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Blind Man With Blind Dog

August 24, 2015


On a bench at Alki Beach in West Seattle, there daily sits a blind man with his blind dog. The blind man let Life in the Boomer Lane into his life, and told her that his dog loved people and loved to be petted.  LBL obliged, and the dog responded, much the same as people […]

Sleepless Out of Seattle

January 21, 2014


  Life in the Boomer Lane, in an effort to travel as inexpensively as possible, always flies coach, never purchases direct flights and leaves at ungodly times of the day. Because her flight from Seattle to Chicago yesterday was at 6AM, and because she had spent the evening before watching the Seattle Seahawks obliterate the […]

How to Tell if You are in Washington State or Washington, DC.

September 7, 2011


                                                                        (Thanks to Tim Knight!) Seattle is located in Washington State, about as far away from Washington, DC as is humanly possible.  But, because the word Washington sounds an awful lot like the word Washington, there are a lot of tourists who ask the DC Visitors Center how far they are from the Pacific Ocean […]