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).

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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 #251 – Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day Edition

January 19, 2016 33 comments

Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day logo

[What in heaven’s name is Zentangle?] This week, the Zentangle Diva, Laura Harms, asked us to produce a composition using the Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day logo. The Harms’s younger son was born with this very rare congenital neurological disorder adversely affecting cranial nerves VI and VII which control lateral movement of the face. As with many […]

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Hindsight – A Somewhat Self Indulgent Look Back on 2015 Travels

January 5, 2016 19 comments

Zentangle Inspired Art Peace Bird

Actually, this look back is probably more like full on self indulgent, partly so I will be able to remember the pretty good year that just passed and partly for the few people who bemoan the loss of our my yearly newsletter that was tucked into the snail mail holiday cards I used to send. We […]

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Zentangle Diva #237 – Pope, Fleas and Stencils (Oh My!) Edition

September 28, 2015 29 comments

Zentangle Inspired Art

[Are you new to the Zentangle method? Then, start HERE.] I admit I almost did not attempt today’s challenge by guest diva, Charlotte Carpentier, CZT. Charlotte’s challenge was for us to use a stencil as our string. Before I could even think about the challenge, we had to pack up to return to Philadelphia from […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #235 – YIkes! Is that a Flea!?! Edition

September 14, 2015 28 comments

Zentangle Diva Challenge #235

[Zentangle? What? Who? Need answers? Start here.] Like many others, the Zentangle Diva’s family finished their first week of school. Her little sons seem off to a good start except that the fist week of school is a great time for germ sharing. Her little one already has some health challenges, so here’s hoping his […]

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Los Amigos – A Boomeresque Atlantic City, New Jersey Restaurant Review

August 17, 2015 35 comments

Interior Los Amigos Restaurant, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Once the summer muggies descend on our hometown, Philadelphia, we head “down the shore” to the house we bought in Brigantine, on the first barrier island north of Atlantic City, New Jersey. When we brilliantly bought the house right before the 2008 real estate collapse caused by the financial crisis, our then 20-something sons incredulously asked […]

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Montecristo Travels to Pisa — a Boomeresque Book Review

February 24, 2015 30 comments

Montecristo Travels to Pisa

I’m starting to feel a little inadequate. My travel blogger friends are publishing books! Earlier this month, Going Gypsy: One Couple’s Adventure from Empty Nest to No Nest at All hit the stands. I published a review of this book by Veronica and David James.Now, my favorite travel blogging long haired chihuahua, Montecristo, is out with his first […]

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Montecristo (and His People) Visit Brigantine and Philadelphia

July 28, 2014 79 comments

road trip to Philadelphia

One of the unanticipated pleasures of declaring myself becoming a Baby Boomer travel blogger has been the chance to meet up with like minded, interesting on-line friends in real life, either in my home town of Philadelphia or during travels. Last June, when I traveled from Philadelphia to Ontario for a travel blogger conference, I […]

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How to Travel Without Your Dog

March 2, 2014 97 comments

There are many websites full of helpful information about how to travel with your dog. (I’ve included a list of some of my favorites below). I wish we were traveling with our dog, Dino, but on a month long trip to Southeast Asia that included a 40 hour air travel marathon and ten flights on […]

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Wanna Feel Kinda Small — in a Good Way? Our Visit to the Elephant Nature Park Near Chiang Mai, Thailand

February 3, 2014 67 comments

Our visit to the Elephant Nature Park, 60 kilometers from Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, was replete with wonderful photo opportunities. At one point, I carefully aligned my camera to take a photo of my husband Steve (a/k/a Mr. Excitement) and was somewhat annoyed when his fake smile disappeared and he became a little agitated, […]

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