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).


A Baby Boomer Travel Blogger Tries to Understand and Comply with the GDPR

May 25, 2018 17 comments

Glass of wine in Orvieto, Italy

At a recent blogger conference, I foolishly responsibly attended a session about complying with the GDPR. This acronym stands for General Data Protection Regulation. Personally, I remember it by using it as a mnemonic for G-d Damn Privacy Regulation. If you find that mnemonic blasphemous, you could remember it as Gosh Darn Privacy Regulation. In any […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #271 – Beads of Courage and Tree of Life Edition

June 13, 2016 27 comments

Ceramic Tree of Life from Guanajuato, Mexico.

(If you’re new to the concept of Zentangle®, you can read about it here.) This week, the Zentangle Diva (Laura Harms) challenged us to do a composition acknowledging the “Beads of Courage” program. Laura’s younger son was born with a congenital condition known as Moebius Syndrome. Her little guy has had to endure many hospitalizations and medical […]

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Wassup with Google Reader? : – (

June 30, 2013 10 comments

If you have never heard of Google Reader, please return to whatever you were doing before you looked at this blog post. Better yet, use the navigation tabs at the top of this page or the “Popular Posts” widget on the sidebar to find something else fascinating to read on Boomeresque. The rest of you, […]

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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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Virgin Atlantic Allows Cell Phone Use During Flight — WTF!?!

May 17, 2012 20 comments

It is reported that Virgin Atlantic Airlines is now allowing cell (mobile) phone use during flights.  Remind me never to fly on Virgin Atlantic.  It is one thing to deal with a yakking cell phone user on a train or bus.  On a train, you can move to the quiet car.  Even on a bus, […]

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Children on Airplanes

April 7, 2012 20 comments

How many Baby Boomers (or grown-ups of any age) get on an airplane hoping that no babies or small children will be seated near them? I admit to an involuntary scanning of my nearby seatmates when I board a plane, hoping not to see any wee ones.  As anybody carrying a baby or with a […]

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Customer Friendly? Really?

June 6, 2011 9 comments

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I recently convinced my aged parents that high definition cable TV is superior to the fuzzy, distorted picture they thought was normal.  Despite their general mistrust of “new” technology, they were pleasantly surprised when it seemed that Cole Hamels was pitching in their living room.  Consistent with the axiom that “no good deed goes unpunished”, […]

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