Boomeresque:Definition
1. Adj.: Describing a person born between 1 Jan. 1946 and 31 Dec. 1964
2. Adj.: Description of a person, place or thing possessing Baby Boomer je ne sais quoi
3. See also, Boomer, Esq.: A Baby Boomer who is also a licensed attorney (See, e.g., About).

Mexico

Zentangle Diva Challenge #307 — From Hawaii and Mexico to a Blizzard Edition???

March 13, 2017 17 comments

(If Zentangle is a new concept for you, start here.) I was feeling a big smug, thinking that Mr. Excitement and I had managed to escape what I was sure would have been the worst of Philadelphia’s winter by escaping leaving for a month from January 22nd until February 21st. We started with a week in Honolulu, […]

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The Riviera Maya: Where Jungle, History and Beach Converge in Mexico

March 23, 2015 16 comments

Mayan Ruins at Tulum Mexico

Our first family vacation with our sons that did not involve the New Jersey shore, was a holiday in Mexico at an all inclusive resort just south of Playa del Carmen on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. We were there in 1994, just as the Riviera Maya was being developed as a tourist destination. For better or […]

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My Boomer Baby: Meet Mr. Excitement

August 24, 2014 175 comments

angel statue, chapultepec park, Mexico City

Friends and relatives Readers who have been following this blog know that my husband frequently appears in my blog posts as “Mr. Excitement”. I hope new readers will continue to somehow find themselves at Boomeresque, so I think Mr. Excitement finally deserves an introductory blog post. (Especially because I’ve already written two about Dino — our dog.) […]

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The Apple Don’t Fall Far From the Tree

April 18, 2012 5 comments

  In my last post, I shared the fact that our travel plans seem to “foment war, revolution and Biblical weather”.  I also mentioned that we have so far dodged earthquakes and tsunamis.  We have also been spared any erupting volcanoes—we don’t count Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii because we went there on […]

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico — 48 Years Later

April 2, 2012 46 comments

My last post about Mexico was entitled Mexico 1963 and it chronicled the year I spent in the Mexican town of San Miguel de Allende at age nine when my father decided to spend a sabbatical year there. Fast forward some 48 years. Ignoring friends and relatives whose only question was where they should send […]

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Mexico (San Miguel de Allende) 1963

March 25, 2012 19 comments

This post is now part of a blog link up sponsored by Mary Jo Manzanares on her blog, Traveling with MJ. The theme is “Thankful” and she requested that we submit blog posts that explain why we are thankful to be able travel. This post explains the genesis of my wanderlust. My father no longer […]

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