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).

South Africa

South Africa Safari — Thornybush Game Reserve & Monwana Game Lodge

November 24, 2014 62 comments

Leopard in a tree in Thornybush Private Game Reserve

I’m pathetically really bad at swallowing pills, so I wasn’t happy to learn that I’d have to take 33 days of doxycycline as a malaria precaution for a three day visit to the Thornybush Game Reserve in northeastern South Africa. However, even if you share my pill phobia, swallowing monster capsules for a South African wildlife safari […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #192 – Out of (South) Africa Edition

November 4, 2014 24 comments

Knysa, South Africa

Last week, the Zentangle Diva challenged us to use the tangle “Betweed” (Weekly Challenge #191). Last Monday, my husband and I were in Port Elizabeth, South Africa overnight before a flight to the northeastern part of the country (adjacent to Kruger National Park) for an animal viewing safari at the Thorny Bush Game Reserve. I […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #190 – Cheetahs, Baboons and Penguins (Oh My) Edition

October 22, 2014 51 comments

cheetah outreach cape town south africa

This week’s challenge by the Zentangle Diva is in honor of her grandmother, Ardath, who succumbed to breast cancer. The challenge was to use the color pink in Zentangle Inspired Art (ZIA) to honor loved ones we’ve lost to breast cancer and those who are survivors. I’d also like to dedicate my composition to medical […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Weekly Challenge #189 – 35,000 Feet Edition

October 16, 2014 40 comments

South Africa Airlines

The Zentangle Diva’s challenge this week was to use the tangle Yuma by CZT Tina Akua. Working on this challenge helped keep me somewhat sane during a 15 hour non-stop flight in an economy seat, flying from JFK Airport in New York to Johannesburg, South Africa. I had to incorporate a few turbulence induced squiggles, but that’s […]

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A Trailing Spouse

August 29, 2010 5 comments

[Updated and edited:  2017) Even the Baby Boomer generation had a boom within itself. My high school class was the largest in the history of our school. We seriously strained the infrastructure. My assigned seat in chemistry class was on the radiator. I attended the Philadelphia High School for Girls which at the time was […]

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