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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Yo – You Should Visit Philadelphia During the Winter Holiday Season

December 2, 2014 59 comments

Updated for 2018-2019 When I was growing up in Philadelphia, especially even Philadelphians said things like: Did you hear about the contest? First prize is one week in Philadelphia. Second prize is two weeks in Philadelphia. That was then. Now I feel completely comfortable enthusiastically urging you to visit Philadelphia during the winter holiday season. By […]

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Montecristo (and His People) Visit Brigantine and Philadelphia

July 28, 2014 80 comments

road trip to Philadelphia

One of the unanticipated pleasures of declaring myself becoming a Baby Boomer travel blogger has been the chance to meet up with like minded, interesting on-line friends in real life, either in my home town of Philadelphia or during travels. Last June, when I traveled from Philadelphia to Ontario for a travel blogger conference, I […]

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Boomeresque Visits the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair on Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square

October 14, 2013 26 comments

Quilt Exhibit at Pennsylvania Guild Fine Crafts Fair, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

2017 update: The Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair will take place on Friday, October 13th – Sunday, May 15th, 2017 (i.e. this weekend!) on Rittenhouse Square in Center City Philadelphia. Come on down! Here’s my review of the fair from 2013. On Sunday, the approximately 140 exhibitors at the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair must […]

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Philadelphia Phriday – Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair, Rittenhouse Square

May 10, 2013 29 comments

Carol Heisler (Quilt Artist), Lorac Designs, East Norriton, PA

May 2016 update: The Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair will take place on May 13-15th 2016 (i.e. this weekend!) on Rittenhouse Square in Center City Philadelphia. Saturday afternoon and Sunday look to be the best days weather-wise. Come on down! Here’s my review of the first Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair held on Rittenhouse Square […]

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Philadelphia Phriday – Parc Brasserie, A Bit of Paris on Rittenhouse Square

April 19, 2013 49 comments

Ferrari outside Parc Restaurant, Philadelphia, Rittenhouse Square

We have a First World problem at our apartment. Our refrigerator is broken. The repair guy came out, ordered a part and declared it fixed — except it wasn’t. He came back today and is ordering another part. I figure if he just keeps replacing parts, eventually, we’ll essentially have a new refrigerator; and hopefully, […]

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Philadelphia Phriday – Rittenhouse Square

March 9, 2013 80 comments

William Penn’s 1683 Map of Philadelphia (Red Arrow Points to Southwest Square, Now Rittenhouse Square) It’s no accident that I picked Rittenhouse Square for my first post about a Philadelphia neighborhood. Since 2010, it has been the focus of our urban lives. When we became empty nesters, I decided to downsize.I sold our “this old house” […]

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