Browsing All posts tagged under »Valentines Day«

A Valentine for POTUS

February 6, 2017

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    Dear POTUS, This year, I’m sending you a Valentine, not because I love you or respect you, but because I love my country. And you are the duly-elected symbol of that country. You may not know that I love my country, since I’m not in the pro-life movement, I don’t attend church, fear […]

Love and War. And Love.

February 10, 2016

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  There’s a iconic photo taken on August 14, 1945 by the legendary photographer Alfred Eisenstadt. It is the day World War II ended, and the photo is called “The Kiss.” A young sailor in Times Square (We assume he is strong, handsome, possessed of all the traits necessary to have single-handedly beaten the Germans […]

A Better Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2016

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  Valentine’s Day, like most holidays we celebrate, started with pagan people being slapped with strips of goat hide dipped in sacrificial blood.  Because Match.com hadn’t been invented yet, young women, after being slapped, placed their names into a big urn, and bachelors would choose a name and would be paired with that woman.  After […]

A Valentine for Those Who Have Been Dumped

February 11, 2015

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Since the beginning of mankind, humans have wondered how to get back those who have dumped them. They have wondered this while they were being chased by mammoths, while they were slogging through snow during the Little Ice Age, and while they were in the final throws of the Black Death. They have also wondered […]

Life in the Boomer Lane Enters A Contest

February 11, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane suspects that many of you are quite busy right now, gathering up whipping cream, soft restraints, and dog-eared copies of Fifty Shades of Grey for your Valentine’s Day festivities. She does, however, ask you to set aside your own lives for a moment in order to enhance hers. The folks at Midlife […]

A Valentine for People who Read My Blog

February 9, 2014

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Dear Readers, Life in the Boomer Lane spends a lot of time making fun of things in this world that make her laugh, make her crazy, make her angry, and have her believe we are all literally going to hell in a hand basket, and the hand basket is ratty and moldy and full of […]

Sex and the Sixty-Year-Old: A Few Quickies for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2013

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  For those of you who were starting think that my friend Susan had extricated herself from the maws of online dating, rest assured that she has only taken a small step back and has managed to keep her fingers mostly intact. She has had several email and phone conversations, only one of which has […]