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 #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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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #234 – The Unofficial End of Summer Edition

September 9, 2015 29 comments

Zentangle Diva Challenge Can T

New to the concept of Zentangle? You can learn more about it here. We celebrated Labor Day this week in the United States and Canada. In both countries, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. In Philadelphia, students started the school year yesterday. Apparently, summer didn’t get the memo about Labor Day because it […]

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Canadians — or at Least, Ontarioians? Ontariesquers? Ontarianites? People from Ontario

June 10, 2013 96 comments

Canadian Maple Leaf Flag

Happy Thanksgiving to our Canadian friends. After watching tonight’s Presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, I hope you’re leaving the light on. 😉 ******************************************************************************* In June of 2013, I went on a 7 day trip to Ontario, Canada that started with a visit to Toronto for my first ever travel blogger conference (after 25 […]

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Canadianesque: Vancouver, British Columbia

August 23, 2012 26 comments

I’ve always thought that Canada’s old tourism marketing slogan was brilliant.  “Canada:  Friendly, Familiar, Foreign and Near”.  If you’re from Philadelphia as we are, the not “nearest” big Canadian city is Vancouver, 2,956 driving miles away, according to Google maps.  Of course, the slogan makes a lot more sense if you are traveling there from […]

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O BUSINESS CLASS

September 19, 2010 12 comments

At the risk of sounding terribly bourgeois (and maybe like a Baby Boomer), I must say that the opportunity to make our trip to Japan flying business class made the “getting there” and “getting back” actually a pleasant memory. “Pleasant” is not a word usually associated with air travel these days—especially when the flights (between […]

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