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).


Hawaii Quilt Guild Show: E Ho’onanea I Ka Mili Kapa

April 7, 2014 81 comments

Pineapple Quilt at the Hawaii Quilt Guild Show

(Updated on March 27, 2015). E Ho’ononea I Ka Mili Kapa Got that? I didn’t think so. It was the theme of the 2014 quilt exhibit by The Hawaii Quilt Guild at the Honolulu Museum of Art School. The translation from Hawaiian is “Come and Be Soothed by the Quilting”. After some unpleasantness regarding my health, I was […]

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“If You Want to Make God Laugh, Tell Him About Your Plans.” Honolulu, Hawaii Edition

March 28, 2014 139 comments

Waikiki Beach from our Lanai with the Hawaiian Hilton Village's Rainbow Tower.

According to my blog publication schedule, this post is supposed to share more information about Chiang Mai, Thailand. However, if you’re a Baby Boomer, you’ve inhabited this planet long enough to know that Woody Allen had it right when he said, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” My latest […]

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The Hawaii Chocolate Festival – Educational and Yum!

February 25, 2014 80 comments

Hawaii Chocolate Festival

One of the pleasures of being a travel writer/blogger is the opportunity to meet up with other travel writers/bloggers. Most recently, I found myself in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the same time as Canadian travel writer/blogger, Doreen Pendgracs. Doreen has a delicious niche. She writes about chocolate. Her quest to inform herself about this gift from the […]

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Capture the Colour 2013 (A Photo Essay)

September 6, 2013 36 comments

Yes, yes, my fellow Americans (United Statesers), I know you think I spelled “colour” incorrectly; but, “colour” is the correct spelling if you are from the United Kingdom, a British Commonwealth nation or somewhere the British bequeathed their spelling.  The British even left behind their spelling in places where they didn’t leave behind a host of […]

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Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, A Nature Preserve and Sanctuary at Onomea Bay, Big Island of Hawaii

March 18, 2013 42 comments

By the calendar, here in the northern hemisphere, it’s the first day of Spring in two days which is why today’s weather forecast for Philadelphia is disturbing: snow and the dreaded “wintry mix” with about an inch of accumulation expected. Really? And those daffodils in Rittenhouse Square? What about them? I’m using my store of […]

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WHAT THE !?!? Hawaii Edition

March 5, 2013 38 comments

One of the fun things to do while traveling is to keep your eyes open for things that strike you as odd, “different” or downright hilarious. An “I’ve had enough winter” trip to Hawaii produced plenty of grist for my blogging mill, but before we get to the “news you can use” stuff, I thought […]

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Baby Boomer Travel Daze

February 16, 2013 19 comments

We left our apartment at 5:30 A.M. for Philadelphia International Airport on Valentine’s Day to commence the first leg of our 6,000 mile journey to Honolulu, Hawaii. My husband, Steve, is an aisle seat person. I choose the window seat so I can look out in case we fly over anything interesting and so I […]

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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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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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