Browsing All posts tagged under »Starbucks«

A Cup of Coffee at the Tower of Babel

February 15, 2017

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The following is a guest post from Gayane Palian, a reader of this blog and longtime resident of Washington, DC: I go to Starbucks for a shot of sociability and civility in addition to my coffee. ¬†Whether it’s the baristas or the customers, am never disappointed. My regular stops include the one on Mass Ave. […]

Brew Ha-Ha

April 11, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane would like to go on record as saying that she is no fan of Starbucks. She finds the coffee bitter, over-brewed, and served too hot. However, she does understand that most True Americans do not share her sentiments, since she knows they spend most of their waking hours standing in […]

Being Hanukkah in a Christmas World

December 2, 2015

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  Christmas used to wait patiently until the day after Thanksgiving to make its appearance. But, like all other major sports, it has dramatically lengthened its season. It now bursts onto the scene the day after Halloween, accompanied by its own music and glitter. ¬†In the near future, Life in the Boomer Lane fully expects […]

Joy to the World

April 22, 2015

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In an effort to distract herself from the current Mediterranean migrant crisis, as well as the current assemblage of US warships off off the coast of Yemen, Life in the Boomer Lane took a quick peek at various periodicals, in order to find something that would lift her mood. National Geographic informed her that warming […]