Category Archives: Boomer Travel

Inside George Bush Presidential Library and Museum

A trip is not a trip for us if we don’t stop along the way and see a place or two.  And so it was, that in going to a wedding in Houston, we were able to stop not once … Continue reading

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Inside Clinton Presidential Library

Now, let’s get this straight right off the bat:  this post has nothing to do with candidates we are or are not endorsing for President.  It’s merely a glimpse inside a structure that we visited en route to a wedding … Continue reading

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Five ways to spend less in (of all places) NYC!

You know it.  You just do.  Going to NYC will cost ya! (Well, to tell the truth, traveling anywhere has its unavoidable expenses and serendipitous must-have purchases.)  But there are things you can do to ease the financial pain. When … Continue reading

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Smiley faces all around at Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta

My mom used to say she could be content just sitting in a parked car at the downtown square, watching the people go by.  And so I guess I’ve come by this pastime honestly.  If you, too, enjoy watching people, … Continue reading

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Pulling strings to launch the big ones: Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta

Far be it from us to pretend to be experts on what makes a successful balloon launch.  But as we said in our first post in this series, Best advice for Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta, with just a plain ol’ general … Continue reading

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To infinity and beyond: Kennedy Space Center

If you’ve ever wanted to tap into your inner astronaut, strap on a jet pack and head to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex near Orlando in Central Florida.  There’s nothing second-rate about this hands-on (and sometimes full-body) experience with big-time, … Continue reading

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Eye candy for quilters: East Tennessee Shop Hop (Part II)

A quilting Shop Hop, I’ve come to discover, not only acquaints you with the latest fabrics, cutting tools, and ways to form blocks, it just by golly grabs you.  After visiting six shops from Jonesborough to Crossville, I couldn’t wait … Continue reading

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Eye candy for quilters: East Tennessee Shop Hop 2015 (Part I)

A simple love of fabrics would have been enough to entice you join the East Tennessee Shop Hop for quilting enthusiasts.  But even if you were a novice as I am, you’d find much more to love — and learn. … Continue reading

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