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 #310 – Washington, D.C., (“Frunky Town”) USA Edition

April 3, 2017 13 comments

United States Capitol Building

(Never heard of Zentangle, start here.) Before anyone sends me an annoyed email pointing out that the correct name of the song is “Funkytown“, my use of “Frunky” is a reference to the name of the tangle (pattern) the Zentangle Diva challenged us to use this week. “Frunky” was deconstructed and shared by Katharina Königsbauer-Kolb, all […]

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Five Reasons to Visit Philadelphia in the Fall

September 6, 2016 21 comments

Fall at Longwood Gardens

Philadelphia might not be the first fall travel destination that springs to mind, but I highly recommend my hometown as an excellent, engaging choice for a fall getaway. 5 Reasons to Pick Philadelphia as a Fall Travel Destination: 1. You Can Have the Nation’s Most Historic Square Mile Mostly to Yourself.  The spring and summer […]

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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

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 Challenge #245 – Happy Thanksgiving United Statesers Edition

November 23, 2015 26 comments

Thanksgiving turkey

[If you’re wondering what this Zentangle thing is, start HERE.] This week, the Zentangle Diva challenged us to use the tangle Hollibaugh in our tile. Hollibaugh, first deconstructed by a Zentangle Mother Ship son-in-law, is an important part of the Zentangle repertoire because it epitomizes the concept of “drawing behind”. It is also very versatile […]

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Philadephia’s Magic Gardens

November 2, 2015 32 comments

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens by Isaiah Zagar

You know how sometimes when you live somewhere, you might have never visited places in your home town that most visitors (tourists) go. I’m sure there are a good number of New Yorkers who have never made it to the top of the Empire State Building nor to the Statue of Liberty. Here in my […]

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Zentangle Diva Challenge #240 – Fall Foliage Edition

October 23, 2015 32 comments

Fall leaves on the campus of Williams College

[If you’re unfamiliar with Zentangle, start here.] This week, the Zentangle Diva’s challenge was to do a composition inspired by the season. She recognized that with tangle enthusiasts all over the world (16 countries were represented in my CZT class), we might be experiencing different seasons. Where I live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the northeastern […]

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Woodloch Pines Resort in the Pennsylvania Pocono Mountains – A Boomeresque Review

October 9, 2015 19 comments

Teedyuskung Lake at the Woodloch Pines Resort, Hawley, Pennsylvania

Thanks to an invitation from the Woodloch Pines Resort outside Hawley, Pennsylvania, in the northeastern Poconos, Mr. Excitement and I had the chance to escape from our real life for a two night autumn weekday escape. Woodloch is an approximately three hour drive from our Center City Philadelphia apartment. We managed to get ourselves a […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #222 – Go Ephs Edition

June 16, 2015 15 comments

Zentangle Diva challenge #222

[If you’re new to the Zentangle concept, you can read my take on it here.] This week the Zentangle Diva asked us to use the “Colours of the Rainbow” in our response to her weekly Zentangle challenge. (No, she didn’t spell “colours” wrong. The Zentangle Diva is Canadian.) As many Boomeresque Zentanglesque followers know, I’m […]

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Yo – You Should Visit Philadelphia During the Winter Holiday Season

December 2, 2014 59 comments

Updated for 2016-2017 When I was growing up in Philadelphia, especially even Philadelphians said things like: Did you hear about the contest? First prize is one week in Philadelphia. Second prize is two weeks in Philadelphia. That was then. Now I feel completely comfortable enthusiastically urging you to visit Philadelphia during the winter holiday season. By […]

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