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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You’re Invited! 3 Reasons to Celebrate July 4th in Philadelphia

May 24, 2019 17 comments

Philadelphia Fireworks

Many countries around the world celebrate the day they became independent from their colonial overlords. Here in the United States, our big deal Independence Day celebration occurs on July 4th. Independence Day is a super duper really big deal in my home town, Philadelphia. After all, Philadelphia is where the “we’re really doing this”, declaration […]

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A Visit to Historic Bucks County, Pennsylvania

March 25, 2019 19 comments

Emanuel Leutze_1851 painting of Washington crossing the Delaware

When Mr. Excitement and I had the chance for a two day getaway in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, I immediately knew I wanted to build our visit around exploring historic sites north of Philadelphia. It has been many a number of years now since I was a college history major, but I’ve continued to be drawn to the […]

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Places to Eat in Bucks County, Pennsylvania: The Historic Piper Tavern and The Hattery.

January 20, 2019 18 comments

Exterior of the Historic Piper Tavern, Pipersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

We spent the first day of our mid-week escape from Philadelphia to Bucks County, Pennsylvania visiting the three sites composing the Mercer Mile in Doylestown, the county seat. When lunch time approached, we asked one of the employees at the Mercer Museum for a recommendation. Without hesitation, she recommended The Hattery. She explained it is […]

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A Nice Place to Stay in Bucks County, PA: A Review of the Galvanized America Inn & Gallery

December 2, 2018 7 comments

Galavanized America Inn, Bucks County, PA at night

Growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and enacted, it is understandable I became a bit of a history geek. At an early age, I felt the thrill of walking in the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other assorted Founding […]

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A Visit to Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania and the Mercer Mile

November 1, 2018 24 comments

Mercer Museum, Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Mr. Excitement and I are baby boomers on the far side of the Big Six Oh, but taking off 2 days for a mid-week visit to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, starting in Doylestown, still felt like skipping school, a guilty pleasure. (Note: I’m pretty sure I never actually skipped school because I was THAT scared exciting.) Bucks […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #368 – Visit to New York City Edition

September 21, 2018 30 comments

Park Avenue Synagogue, New York City, dome

I participated in the weekly Zentangle Diva Challenge the day after returning to Philadelphia from a weekend visit to New York City, a/k/a the Big Apple, a/k/a Gotham, a/k/a the City that Never Sleeps. (If you have absolutely no interest in doodling on steroids, scroll down to read more about our New York City Sojourn. […]

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Five Free Things to do in New York City

August 7, 2018 5 comments

The Manhattan, New York skyline from the Brooklyn Promenade

Every respectable travel blog needs a credible post about free things to do in New York City, but I have a problem. I live in Center City Philadelphia, the 5th largest city in the United States, a mere 100 miles south of the Big Apple. However, when it comes to New York City, I’m a […]

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Visit Mexico City with a Context Travel Walking Tour

November 28, 2017 19 comments

Metropolitan Cathedral on the zolcalo in Mexico City

Disclosure: We enjoyed this tour as guests of Context Travel. I made no promise regarding the type of coverage I would provide. The opinions and observations expressed below are my own.  Our well traveled digital nomad son decided to put down roots in Mexico City. This was all the excuse Mr. Excitement and I needed for […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #342 – Hola Mexico City Edition

November 23, 2017 6 comments

Moorish Kiosk, Alameda Santa Maria la Ribera

I did last week’s Zentangle Diva challenge in Oaxaca, Mexico. We’ve now moved onto Mexico City where we are staying with our digital nomad son, Jeremy. It turns out that at a certain point, even wanderlusters feel the need to have a home base. Jeremy has visited many of the great cities of the world […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #341 – Oaxaca, Mexico Edition

November 15, 2017 9 comments

Basilica of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico

This week the Zentangle Diva challenged us to “go big, or go home”. Mr. Excitement and I are on day two of a ten day trip to Mexico, so I’m definitely not ready to go home. I’m also finding it difficult to find time to tangle. Last night I was exhausted from a 13 hour […]

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