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 #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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Seriously Smitten by Sunsets in Brigantine, New Jersey (A Photo Essay Mostly)

July 15, 2013 67 comments

Sunset over Saint George's Thoroughfare Bay, Brigantine, New Jersey

Although New Jersey is blessed with approximately 130 miles of wide, sandy ocean beaches, New Jersey is on the east coast of the United States, so its ocean beaches are generally not good places from which to watch the sun set over the water — what with the sun setting in the west and all. […]

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A Shoobie View of Brigantine Beach, New Jersey

June 25, 2013 41 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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Solo (but Not So Low) at Brigantine Beach

August 21, 2012 34 comments

Life Saving Boat on Brigantine Beach

When Philadelphians talk about going “down tha’ shore”, they mean any of the beach towns from the southern tip of New Jersey (Cape May) north through Long Beach Island.  Any further north than that and you run the risk of entering a Seven Eleven and running into people wearing New York Giants and Yankees caps […]

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