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 #333 – Tropical Storm José Go Away Edition

September 18, 2017 10 comments

After the sunset, Brigantine, New Jersey

(If Zentangle® is a new concept for you, start here.) Today, Seattle area podcasters CZTs Juliette Fiessinger and Kellie Fellinge are guest Divas. I don’t know if they knew Hurricane José is heading this way when they challenged us to do a tile using tangles that are “Cozy” for this week’s Zentangle Diva challenge. I […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge 332 – Not Forgetting Edition

September 11, 2017 16 comments

Twin Towers Tangle Zentangle Diva Challenge #332

She’s baaaaacckk! Laura Harms, the Zentangle Diva, is back from devoting herself to quality family time over the summer. Laura even went camping, like, you know, sleeping in a tent—in Canada (well, I assume it was in Canada. Canadians are mostly staying in Canada these days instead of vacationing in the United States because they […]

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Plan Your Visit to Canada’s Capital Region: Ottawa and Gatineau

September 4, 2017 21 comments

The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, with Maman

Canada’s former marketing slogan in the United States was, “Canada: Friendly, Familiar, Foreign and Near”. All are true. A wedding invitation prompted our recent visit to Canada’s Capital Region, spanning two cities (and their surrounding areas) in separate provinces. Canada’s federal capital city is Ottawa in the province of Ontario, while immediately across the Ottawa […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #331 – Petoskey Stones Edition

August 30, 2017 18 comments

Petoskey stone

This week’s guest Zentangle Diva is Jane Reiter who challenged us to do a composition inspired by Petoskey Stones. It turns out that Petoskey Stones are the Michigan state stone and are, in fact, very cool fossils of an ancient coral. I did a little research and it turns out my home state, Pennsylvania, doesn’t […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #330 – Oh Canada Edition

August 23, 2017 15 comments

Mother Earth MosaiiCanada150

If you’re not sure what Zentangle is, start here. As proof it’s still summer (in the northern hemisphere anyway), for this week’s challenge, the Zentangle Diva handed off to a guest Diva, newly minted CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher) Jeanette Clawson. Jeanette shared her love for mandalas and challenged us to do quarter mandalas or “plate” […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #329 – Antithesis of Zen Edition

August 15, 2017 17 comments

Zentangle Diva Challenge 329 by Suzanne Fluhr

First, thank you to everyone who participated in the challenge last week when I was the guest Zentangle Diva. I was most impressed by the work and creativity. I tried to leave a comment on all of them, but I’m afraid I missed some over the weekend. It’s a shame my husband, Mr. Excitement, wasn’t […]

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Shorely – A Boomeresque “Down the Shore” Tangle (with Aloha)

August 5, 2017 24 comments

Zentangle tangle Shorely by Suzanne Fluhr, CZT

(For anyone visiting this post from Zentangle DivaLandistan where I am guest Diva this week, scroll down to see Aloha used with 2 versions of Shorely.) My blog is named “Boomeresque” because I am of a certain age. It’s an age when recalling the names of tangles to use with the Zentangle® method becomes a […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #237 – Patterns on the Iberian Peninsula Edition

July 31, 2017 19 comments

Moorish tiles from the sinagogue in Cordoba, Spain

This week’s Zentangle Diva challenge is by guest Diva, Henrike Bratz, CZT. Henrike hails from Germany, reflecting the international scope of the Zentangle community. Continuing the international theme, Henrike’s challenge is based on her fascination with the beautiful Portuguese tiles she saw while visiting Lisbon, Portugal. Henrike deconstructed some of the patterns she saw on […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #236 – Is Conformity Overrated? Edition

July 24, 2017 23 comments

Prime Meridian. Greenwich, England

This week’s guest Zentangle Diva is Elisa Murphy, one of the Diva’s classmates from their Certified Zengangle Teacher (CZT) training. Elisa challenges us to do a monotangle, using only the tangle N’zeppel. Phewhhhh. “Phewhhhh” is a phonetic rendition of the sound I made in my mind when I realized the tangle in question is one […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #325 – More Brigantine Flowers Edition

July 20, 2017 12 comments

Brigantine Flower

If you’re wondering what this Zentangle thing is, you should start here. Jessica Davies was our guest Zentangle Diva again this week. She forced us to eat lima beans asked us to produce a tile using another “Mother Ship” tangle by Molly Hollibaugh, namely Peanuckle. I’m not gonna lie because I don’t want to be […]

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