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).


Hindsight – A Somewhat Self Indulgent Look Back on 2015 Travels

January 5, 2016 19 comments

Zentangle Inspired Art Peace Bird

Actually, this look back is probably more like full on self indulgent, partly so I will be able to remember the pretty good year that just passed and partly for the few people who bemoan the loss of our my yearly newsletter that was tucked into the snail mail holiday cards I used to send. We […]

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First Day of College — First Day of the Empty Nest

August 26, 2013 62 comments

I’m starting to see newspaper articles (yes, I still read those) about colleges and universities welcoming students for the fall semester. My husband, Mr. Excitement and I, and I have already launched our two sons and they are both gainfully employed college graduates (saints be praised!). But, with the smell of fall in the air, […]

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How Baby Boomer Travel Bloggers Deal With Seasonal Affective Disorder

January 28, 2013 20 comments

Edited November 14, 2018 All of you who have the good sense to reside within 30 degrees north latitude and 30 degrees south latitude can go finish the dishes, take out the trash, walk the dog, read a book, go for a bike ride or engage in whatever indoor or outdoor activity makes you happy. […]

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Key West, Florida – The Literal End of the Road (Or Maybe the Beginning)

January 11, 2013 33 comments

Key West, Florida Sunset from Mallory Square

Some years ago, on our first visit to Key West, Florida, the southernmost city in the United States, my husband, Steve, and I arrived by cruise ship. Unlike a good many of our fellow passengers (811,458 in 2011), we didn’t head for Duval Street to start drinking at 10:00 a.m. No Sir. Mister and Mrs. […]

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The Overseas Highway to Key West, Florida

December 28, 2012 41 comments

Map of the Florida Keys

(Updated June 10, 2018) I’m a bad not great driver. I’m an even worse passenger. However, I made an exception to my general disinclination to go on a road trip to experience the Overseas Highway to Key West, Florida. Whenever I walk our dog, Dino and the wind chill is a number less than 32 degrees Fahrenheit (zero […]

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A Visit to the Eclectic South Beach Neighborhood of Miami Beach, Florida

December 11, 2012 24 comments

About five months ago, my husband, Steve, asked me if I wanted to do my Baby Boomer trailing spouse thing in Miami, Florida in December where he would be attending an international tumor immunology conference. Hmm. Let’s see. Will I want to go to Florida in December? My decision-making process went something like this: Pros: It […]

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A Trailing Spouse

August 29, 2010 5 comments

Cajas National Park, Cuenca, Ecuador

[Updated and edited:  2017, 2018) Even the Baby Boomer generation had a boom within itself. My high school class was the largest in the history of our school. We seriously strained the infrastructure. My assigned seat in chemistry class was on the radiator. I attended the Philadelphia High School for Girls which at the time […]

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