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Boomer Girl Diary

When the bedbugs come for me, I’ll be ready
October 3, 2010
Some things, I would enjoy discovering in my bed: crisp, 800 thread-count sheets, a sexy sprinkling of red rose petals, Jon Hamm in his skivvies. Better yet, all three simultaneously.
Boomer Girl Diary: When the bedbugs come for me, I’ll be ready
September 26, 2010
Some things I would enjoy discovering in my bed: crisp, 800 thread-count sheets, a sexy sprinkling of red rose petals, Jon Hamm in his skivvies. Better yet, all three simultaneously.
Boomer Girl Diary: Diagnosis? Physical conjures unfair comparisons
September 19, 2010
My annual physical last week made me wish I were more like my Toyota.
Another moneymaking scheme bites the dust
September 12, 2010
You’d think my new, brilliant, can’t-fail scheme would come as no surprise to my better half. And since we’re in the midst of a costly kitchen remodel, you’d expect him to embrace it with open arms. Not this time.
Dog lover’s wife: “What am I, chopped liver?”
August 29, 2010
OK, I’ll admit it. I’m jealous of the dog. Paging Dr. Freud! Or, should I say, Dr. Doolittle?
Olympic activity takes place from couch
February 21, 2010
The tragic truth is, despite my Scandinavian heritage, I was never cut out for any of the Nordic sports except, maybe, yodelling. I could get down the mountain, you see. My problem was getting up.
Boomer Girl Diary: Sports Illustrated magazine battle heads into deep waters
January 31, 2010
“Oh, goodie!” I said, sarcastically, while throwing a bunch of my husband’s old Sports Illustrateds into the recycling bin. “It’s almost time for another swimsuit edition.”
Boomer Girl Diary: Important gift caveat: Kids, keep your hands off our stuff
December 20, 2009
“What do you want for Christmas?” my son asked me over dinner, the other night.
Boomer Girl Diary: Some holiday traditions remain sacred birds
November 29, 2009
She looked as if I just murdered her new puppy. “You mean, you’re not going to make your famous stuffing this year?” my daughter asked, lower lip quivering. “But, nobody makes it like you!”
Boomer Girl Diary: Girl Scouts could steer us out of financial crisis
November 15, 2009
I am hunkered down over my keyboard, working feverishly (OK, tepidly) on my weekly column.
Boomer Girl Diary: Extra hour’s sleep insufficient preparation for holiday onslaught
November 8, 2009
Today, gentle friends and readers, I’d like to discuss the convergence of the end of daylight saving time with the beginning of the holiday season and how it’s become TOO FREAKING MUCH FOR ME TO BEAR!
Boomer Girl Diary: Forecast windy for 2nd colonoscopy
October 25, 2009
I wrote about my first colonoscopy three years ago — to the consternation of a few sensitive readers — and swore once would be enough on that subject, thank you very much.
Doggie disasters can’t fend off desire to bring home new companion
October 11, 2009
I didn’t want to get another dog. In fact, I was adamant about it.
Boomer Girl Diary: Celebrity sightings gone wild
October 4, 2009
The hubby and I returned this week from a much-needed vacation in California. We started and ended our journey in the Los Angeles area where I hoped to spot a major movie star.
Boomer Girl Diary: Travel turbulence begins with packing process
September 20, 2009
Traveling is hard enough these days.