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’s Challenge #259 – Saint Patrick and Ireland Edition

March 14, 2016 17 comments

green Ring of Kerry, Ireland

This week, the Zentangle Diva challenged us to tip our tangling hats to Saint Patrick. I rather unimaginatively based mine around a 4 leaf clover, only to then look it up and discover that 4 leaf clovers have nothing to do with Saint Patrick nor Ireland. Oops. It turns out, I should have unimaginatively based […]

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Baby Boomer Dublin Days

July 17, 2012 19 comments

After recovering from our overnight flight to Dublin, Ireland, we were ready to explore.  I invested in two guidebooks that were helpful in planning our Dublin sightseeing:  Rick Steve’s Ireland and Eyewitness Travel’s Top 10 Dublin. Of course, these were supplemented by other sources on the internet. I  also read  A Brief History of Ireland: Land, People, […]

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Eire (No, Not Pennsylvania) — Ireland, The Emerald Isle

July 3, 2012 18 comments

Our six hour, forty-one minute flight from Philadelphia, PA to Dublin, Ireland was  uneventful except for: The screaming babies (yes, that’s plural); The weapon size wrench the guy next to us found in his seat; The poor little kid who threw up down the aisle on her way to the bathroom—and the poor flight attendants […]

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Wassup with the Vikings?

June 16, 2012 13 comments

No, not the Minnesota American football team.  I mean the real Vikings, like Erik the Red (Leif Erikson’s father) who sailed across the north Atlantic in long boats from Iceland in the 980’s, beating Christopher Columbus to the New World by over 500 years. Then there’s that unfortunate raping, pillaging and burning thing. We recently […]

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