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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A One Day Visit to Maritime Greenwich (London) England, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

October 13, 2016 24 comments

Ship in a bottle, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich England

It wasn’t until my fifth visit to London that I finally made it to the Royal Borough of Greenwich, one of 33 local authority districts within Greater London. When Mr. Excitement was invited to attend a speakers’ dinner hosted by the European Respiratory Society in the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich (along with at […]

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Touring Iceland’s Golden Circle Route from Reykajvik

September 22, 2016 37 comments

The flag of Iceland at Thingvellir National Park

I don’t like to drive. Mr. Excitement, my traveling companion (through life and on the road), doesn’t like to drive when he wants to be able to look at the scenery and when we don’t want marital discord about directions marring our sojourn. Therefore, whereas the word “tour” has some dismayed, seasoned travelers heading for […]

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A Visit to Masada – Israel’s Alamo*?

April 5, 2015 78 comments

Looking down at the desert and the Dead Sea from the top of the mesa at Masada, Israel

My visit to Israel caused me some uncomfortable despair about the human race’s capacity to endure. This is perhaps the opposite response many visitors have. They see Israel (and Masada) as a shining symbol of the triumph of the Jewish people’s will to survive despite thousands of years of persecution and banishment. My trip to […]

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