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Stalking and Being Stalked

November 10, 2014

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  It’s taken awhile for Life in the Boomer Lane to notice that she is being stalked by products she has searched for online.  There are, apparently, companies, most likely founded and run by recently toilet-trained tots, whose job is to imprint whatever LBL searches for and to then cause those items to appear on […]

The Shopping Maul

April 28, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane loves to shop. Anywhere, anytime, anyplace. (A digression here: LBL is not a shopaholic. Nor is she wealthy. Often, she buys nothing when she shops. When she does buy, it is mostly items on sale or on discount. And most of what she buys she returns anyway, which is […]

How to Buy A Swimsuit

March 18, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been so busy shoveling snow, losing gloves and stocking up on milk, toilet paper, and the makings of chocolate chip cookies, that she has failed to notice that Spring starts in two days. Spring is the season in which all of LBL’s senses undergo their yearly reawakening, and she […]

How to be A Jewish Boomer and Still Celebrate Christmas

December 16, 2013

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  Jews throughout history have devised clever ways to horn in on the Christmas holiday. They have, like Life in the Boomer Lane, married Christians. They have created their own traditions which usually involve going to the movies and/or eating Chinese food. They get trees and festoon them with blue ornaments and call them Chanukah […]

The Model and the Boomer

November 20, 2013

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It has come to Life in the Boomer Lane’s attention that if she doesn’t write about boomers soon, she might as well change her blog to Life in the General Doo-Doo Lane. To avoid this, she has returned to Boomerdom. Here goes: LBL loves shopping at Loehmanns. Aside from the discounts, it’s a store that […]

Let’s Talk Boobs

July 11, 2012

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Actually, let’s talk bras, even though they aren’t much fun to talk about. When we start wearing them, they are usually too big and they feel like alien beings have attached themselves to us.  Our first heavy make out sessions can involve young men who have seemed up until that point perfectly normal, with all […]

2012 911

January 1, 2012

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To help you enter 2012, here are the top 5 New Years resolutions most people make. So Let’s start off the new year with a replay of all of the things you committed to doing last year but didn’t, because you were doing stupid, inconsequential, and far more fun things instead. 1. losing weight  Raise […]