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Sex and Good Grammar

May 15, 2014

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  An alert reader sent Life in the Boomer Lane a joke titled “Sex and Good Grammar,” about a 74-year-old man who gets his fondest wish for his birthday.  LBL won’t go into the details of the joke.  She invites readers to Google it on their own.  Instead, LBL got to thinking about the grammar […]

A Short Conversation Between the Weiners

July 24, 2013

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Darling, I have a text here from a “Carlos Danger.” Do we know anyone named Carlos Danger? Ah, Sweets, that is actually me. I meant to send that text to my new assistant, the twenty-year-old who is completing her doctorate in “The Value of Long Hours of Public Service.” But Love, why are you sending […]

Please don't take my crappy cell phone away from me!

November 19, 2010

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My technological prowess stops somewhere between the invention of the wheel and that of the cotton gin.  Everything else, I put under one of two categories: It’s magic and I like it. It’s a curse on my existence and I want it to go away.  My enthusiasm for changing anything I have is comparable to […]

Please don’t take my crappy cell phone away from me!

November 19, 2010

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s technological prowess stops somewhere between the invention of the wheel and that of the cotton gin.  Everything else, LBL puts under one of two categories: It’s magic and she likes it. It’s a curse on her existence and she wants it to go away. LBL’s enthusiasm for changing anything she has is […]

Goodnight Sweetheart, Whoever You Are

July 19, 2010

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Now Husband had a high school reunion yesterday. He is always having high school reunions, because he went to four high schools. Three were in Europe. One was in Morocco. So, in addition to the four reunions in the actual locations of the schools, there are four US-based reunions each year. This provides him with […]