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).

Zentangle Diva Challenge #277 – Running Round in Circles, but Stay Cool

July 26, 2016 16 comments

Morning on Brigantine Beach.

  I wan’t sure I’d be able to participate in this week’s challenge because of tendonitis in the wrist of my tangling hand which has lingered for over a month. The Zentangle Diva challenged us to use circles as our string for a composition this week. “Aha,” I thought. “I’ll just use one of the circle […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #276 – Zentangle Travels Edition

July 18, 2016 20 comments

Dawn over the Atlantic enroute to Dublin.

Thank you to all who participated in the Zentangle Diva challenge last week when I was the guest Diva. I saw some very nice work interpreting my theme, Give Peace a Chance, and I was comforted to see how many of you all over the United States and the world share my yearning.  …And then […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #275 – Give Peace a Chance

July 12, 2016 23 comments

Peace sign

At one time, I harbored the belief that I had a pure travel blog. On the other hand, the tag line for this Boomeresque blog is “Baby Boomer Travels for the Body and Mind”. Let’s just call this exposition, mind travel. This week, the Zentangle Diva used a guest post by none other than—moi! The […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #274 – Happy 4th of July, Amerexit 1776 Edition

July 4, 2016 28 comments

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The Zentangle Diva, Canadian Laura Harms, appropriately posted this week’s challenge from the United States where she and her family are on a road trip. July 1st was Canada Day and today is the Fourth of July, the day the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776. Hopefully, Brexit will go more smoothly […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenges 272 & 273 -Celebrate the 4th in Philly Edition –

June 28, 2016 16 comments

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To those of you who noticed my absence from the Zentangle Diva’s challenge last week, thank you. 😉 Not to worry. I am in good health and still recovering from our big move to “The Cave”. Indeed, I’m sitting here at noon with every light in the apartment on. Granted it’s a dismal day weather-wise, […]

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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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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #270 – The Isle of Skye, Scotland Edition

June 1, 2016 15 comments

Celtic knot tangle pattern

(If Zentangle is a new concept for you, start here). This week, the Zentangle Diva challenged us to use the new tangle, Skye, by Margaret Bremner, CZT. For this tangle, Margaret deconstructed a type of Celtic Knot pattern she saw on a box for the game, Isle of Skye. I don’t know anything about the […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #269 – Philadelphia’s Grand Dame Edition

May 24, 2016 23 comments

Brigantine Beach, New Jersey sunset

(If Zentangle is a new concept for you, start here.) This week the Zentangle Diva challenged us to use Ellish, a new official tangle (i.e. direct from the Zentangle Mother Ship). This is a fun one that uses the Holligbaugh technique of “drawing behind”. I added Akoya as a border tangle and also tried drawing […]

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The Hyatt at The Bellevue Hotel, Philadelphia’s Venerable Grand Dame

May 22, 2016 19 comments

Rose Garden Ballroom at the Hyatt at the Bellevue Hotel

If you’re a Philadelphian of a a certain age, you grew up somewhat in awe of Philadelphia’s Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, the” Grand Dame of Broad Street”. Opened in 1904 and constructed in the French Renaissance style, the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel, now the Hyatt at The Bellevue, remains a venerable reminder of Philly’s Gilded Age. The hotel is […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #268 – TSA Update Edition

May 17, 2016 22 comments

Dawn over the Atlantic enroute to Dublin.

(If “Zentangle” is a new concept for you, start here.) This week, the Zentangle Diva challenged us to add a “bit more black” to our composition than we might usually. I must be feeling a bit distracted by our impending move (on June 10th) because I completely missed the “bit” part and used considerably more […]

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