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).

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #289 – “Ahoy Thar” Edition

October 18, 2016 16 comments

Once again I was MIA for another week. This is becoming a disturbing unfortunate habit. I’m going to blame it on watching too much TV coverage of the United States’ election and thus becoming paralyzed with depression. (That’s my story and I’m sticking to it. After November 8th, I’ll have to come up with another […]

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A One Day Visit to Maritime Greenwich (London) England, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

October 13, 2016 23 comments

Ship in a bottle, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich England

It wasn’t until my fifth visit to London that I finally made it to the Royal Borough of Greenwich, one of 33 local authority districts within Greater London. When Mr. Excitement was invited to attend a speakers’ dinner hosted by the European Respiratory Society in the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich (along with at […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #261 – Faux Stack Edition (and Diamond Head)

March 29, 2016 33 comments

[If Zentangle is a new concept for you or if you’re wondering whether it’s addictive, start here.] This week, we were challenged by guest Zentangle Diva, Jane Reiter, CZT, to do stacked tiles, using a Bijou tile (2 inches by 2 inches) as the centerpiece. After the simplicity of last week’s “use Shattuck in a […]

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How to Visit London Without Breaking the Bank

December 16, 2012 20 comments

It’s not just 20-something backpackers who try to keep their travel costs as low as possible. Many Baby Boomer travelers want and/or need to stretch their travel funds. Between 2011 and 2012 London moved up five places from number 15 to number 10 on the list of most expensive world cities. Fortunately, there are ways to make […]

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London Calling

August 24, 2012 13 comments

It was with some trepidation that we boarded our London flight from Helsinki on the final leg of our 25 day trip that had also included visits to Dublin, a seven day road trip in the Irish countryside, a four day visit to Copenhagen and our first visit to Helsinki.  This somewhat odd itinerary was […]

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Solo (but Not So Low) at Brigantine Beach

August 21, 2012 33 comments

Life Saving Boat on Brigantine Beach

When Philadelphians talk about going “down tha’ shore”, they mean any of the beach towns from the southern tip of New Jersey (Cape May) north through Long Beach Island.  Any further north than that and you run the risk of entering a Seven Eleven and running into people wearing New York Giants and Yankees caps […]

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