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).

Dog Stories

Traveling through History

August 22, 2013 26 comments

Athens Acropolis from the Agora

Revised October 6, 2019. I have been probably rightfully accused of being a very serious Baby Boomer (i.e. boring, but reliable), a founding member of Mr. and Mrs. Excitement. However, I do try to add a little levity to most some of my posts, even those covering seemingly serious subjects, like Pope Francis’ visit to […]

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Canadians — or at Least, Ontarioians? Ontariesquers? Ontarianites? People from Ontario

June 10, 2013 98 comments

Canadian Maple Leaf Flag

(Updated and revised on June 25, 2018.) In June of 2013, I went on a 7 day trip to Ontario, Canada that started with a visit to Toronto for my first ever travel blogger conference; followed by my first ever two night press trip to Kingston, Ontario; followed by a visit to the Canadian capital, Ottawa, […]

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Baby Boomer Dog Daze

August 30, 2012 89 comments

My husband and I came by our predilections for working twelve hours a day honestly.  We’re Baby Boomers and must feel some vestigial responsibility to atone for our generation’s earlier excesses with sex, drugs and rock and roll.  Given our work schedules, it was a no-brainer that our two sons would be the only mammals […]

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Hoot (the Brigantine Owl Scare-Gull) Says, “Rain, Rain, Go Away”

August 28, 2012 10 comments

Hoot, the Scaregull, Scowling at the Menacing Sky on Our Deck in Brigantine

I awoke to some rumbles of thunder this morning down tha’ shore in Brigantine, New Jersey.  There was a trembling dog on my bed.  Poor Dino (the dog) developed a thunder phobia last summer at age six. Fortunately, the major storms went north and south, so Dino got himself back together and eventually the sun […]

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