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).

Brigantine Beach

Zentangle Diva Challenge #318 – Brigantine Beach Diptych Edition

June 1, 2017 9 comments

Zentangle diptych 3

Zentangle is a meditative art form. You can read more about it here. This week, the Zentangle Diva, Laura Harms, challenged us to do a diptych. A dip-what? (I’m having trouble with words today. I don’t know what “covfefe” means either.) Actually, my brain managed to resurrect memories from my university Art History 101 course. […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #269 – Philadelphia’s Grand Dame Edition

May 24, 2016 23 comments

Brigantine Beach, New Jersey sunset

(If Zentangle is a new concept for you, start here.) This week the Zentangle Diva challenged us to use Ellish, a new official tangle (i.e. direct from the Zentangle Mother Ship). This is a fun one that uses the Holligbaugh technique of “drawing behind”. I added Akoya as a border tangle and also tried drawing […]

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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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A Shoobie View of Brigantine Beach, New Jersey

June 25, 2013 39 comments

Brigantine, New Jersey beach scene.

(Updated August 28, 2016). Philadelphians don’t go to the beach. We go “down the shore”—or if we are speaking really fast or have over-imbibed, “down a shore”. The locals “down the shore” call us shoobies. “SHOOBIE” — definitions from the Urban Dictionary: 1. n.  Regional nickname denoting a tourist to the southern New Jersey shore. This […]

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Another Victim of Hurricane Sandy — Moi :(

November 12, 2012 49 comments

Hurricane Sandy Damage, North End of Brigantine, New Jersey

In October of 2012, at our Center City Philadelphia apartment, Hurricane Sandy was almost a non-event for us. We had flashlights ready, canned food and bottled water, but while a cousin who lives in Red Bank, New Jersey didn’t have her electric power restored for eleven days, we barely even heard the wind. Our closest […]

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