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 #248 – Travel to Cuenca, Ecuador Edition

January 25, 2018 7 comments

Descent into Cuenca, Ecuador

I didn’t expect to be able to do this week’s Zentangle Diva challenge because Mr. and Mrs. Excitement are traveling in Ecuador this week. It turned out I had more free time than I thought. More about that later. The Diva challenged us to do a tile acknowledging Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day. Her seven year […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #347 – New Year’s Resolutions Edition

January 17, 2018 18 comments

If you’re wondering about this Zentangle thing, you can read more about it, here. I’ve been MIA here in ZentangleDivaLandia since November 15, 2017. No real excuses, but if you’re nosy interested, it has something to do with my New Year’s resolutions, so you can scroll down towards the end and read about them. I’m […]

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My Favorite Travel Credit Card, Chase Sapphire Reserve

January 11, 2018 20 comments

Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Disclosure: Chase Bank has less than  0% interest in having Boomeresque as an affiliate. However, this post contains links that could result in Mr. and Mrs. Excitement acquiring additional “Chase” points which they would use to support their travel habit. Notwithstanding this touch of enlightened self interest, the opinions expressed below are based on my own […]

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Colonial City in Context: A Context Travel Walking Tour of Old Philadelphia

December 20, 2017 26 comments

Christ Church, Philadelphia

Disclosure: My Context Travel Philadelphia walking tour was complimentary with the understanding that I am free to base my report on my own honest observations and opinions. Having enjoyed Context Travel walking tours in Rome, Italy; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Mexico City, I jumped at the chance to do my fourth Context Travel walking tour in […]

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Plan a Palm Springs, California, Winter Escape

December 13, 2017 2 comments

Palm Springs, California from Palm Canyon

December is when I start thinking about my February “get me outta here” winter escape to somewhere warm from frigid Philadelphia. One option is sunny southern California. For those looking for a more homey alternative to a hotel stay for their winter getaway, one possibility is Palm Springs vacation rentals. As the wind chill hovers at 19 […]

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A Boomeresque Holiday Gift Guide: Books, Travel, Zentangle®

December 11, 2017 12 comments

Disclosure: Boomeresque has an affiliate relationship with Amazon. In English, this means if you make a purchase from Amazon starting with one of the links in this post, Boomeresque will receive an infinitesimal very small commission which will help support my blogging habit.  This holiday gift guide is a little self indulgent in that I’ve chosen […]

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Visit Mexico City with a Context Travel Walking Tour

November 28, 2017 18 comments

Metropolitan Cathedral on the zolcalo in Mexico City

Disclosure: We enjoyed this tour as guests of Context Travel. I made no promise regarding the type of coverage I would provide. The opinions and observations expressed below are my own.  Our well traveled digital nomad son decided to put down roots in Mexico City. This was all the excuse Mr. Excitement and I needed for […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #342 – Hola Mexico City Edition

November 23, 2017 6 comments

Moorish Kiosk, Alameda Santa Maria la Ribera

I did last week’s Zentangle Diva challenge in Oaxaca, Mexico. We’ve now moved onto Mexico City where we are staying with our digital nomad son, Jeremy. It turns out that at a certain point, even wanderlusters feel the need to have a home base. Jeremy has visited many of the great cities of the world […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #341 – Oaxaca, Mexico Edition

November 15, 2017 9 comments

Basilica of Santo Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico

This week the Zentangle Diva challenged us to “go big, or go home”. Mr. Excitement and I are on day two of a ten day trip to Mexico, so I’m definitely not ready to go home. I’m also finding it difficult to find time to tangle. Last night I was exhausted from a 13 hour […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #339 – My “Bullet Journal” Halloween Edition

October 31, 2017 10 comments

Philadelphia witch

Today is Halloween. Bah Humbug (oh wait, wrong holiday). We live in an apartment and both our sons are grown and flown so Halloween is basically a “nothing burger” around here. However, the Zentangle Diva challenge this week is to compose something to represent fall or Halloween. In order to avoid having to make a […]

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