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).

Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #32 – Best Laid Plans Edition

May 23, 2020 3 comments

colored mandalas

If you share my Boomeresque age demographic, you have learned, probably repeatedly, that the Scottish poet Robert Burns had it right when he wrote in his 1786 poem, To a Mouse, that: The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. This sentiment was echoed by Woody Allen some 200 years later when he said: […]

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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #31 – I’m Baaaaaack Edition

May 13, 2020 2 comments

Zentangle paisley themed tile

(Note: This post contains some Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase from this link, Boomeresque receives a small commission that does not affect your price.) I’m Baaaaack Actually, I was never physically away even though it looks like I last posted a Hump Day Zentangle Challenge for Valentine’s Day. My body has remained […]

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A New Boomeresque Tangle in the Time of Covid 19- Viru

May 8, 2020 4 comments

zentangle viru tangle

I’m writing this while under a “Stay at Home” Order issued by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This Order requires people to stay in their houses, leaving only for essential activities like food shopping. The Order was issued in an attempt to mitigate the spread of the pandemic caused by Covid 19, a […]

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Will You Still Love Me When I’m 66? Global Pandemic Edition

April 24, 2020 42 comments

Covid 19, Zentangle Inspired Art

As it does for many people, my birthday usually prompts some introspection about where I’ve been and where I’m heading. My 66th birthday has arrived with most of the world under Stay at Home orders to try to at least mitigate the effects of a a global pandemic triggered by the spread of the novel […]

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Avoiding the Covid 19 Corona Virus: Namaste?

March 10, 2020 4 comments

CDC Picture of the Clovid 19 Corona Virus

The 2020 appearance of Covid-19, a novel Corona virus, has infectious disease experts recommending ways to try to contain the spread of this highly communicable disease. I propose adopting namaste as an appropriate greeting and farewell. Covid -19 is an airborne spread pathogen. When we sneeze, cough or even talk, tiny droplets are released into […]

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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #30 – Love is All You Need Edition

February 6, 2020 0 comments

hearts mandala zendala

Next Friday is Valentine’s Day. However, I thought it would be a good idea to start thinking about it this week, so you can make some romantic plans or at least get a card ready for your loved one. If you need any suggestions, I provided some in this blog post entitled Romantic Escapes. I’m […]

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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #29 – Cheer Me Up, Please Edition

January 30, 2020 2 comments

Hump Day Zentangle Challenge, Mandala Zendala

During the winter here in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States in the northern hemisphere, I usually fall prey to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Then, I feel guilty because I know I have been so fortunate compared to others. One way I try to cope is to plan a trip to somewhere warm during […]

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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #28 – Self Pity Party Edition

January 27, 2020 2 comments

tangle slinky

I’m supposed to be writing this from Mexico City where we planned to visit our digital nomad son who lives there — and also escape some cold winter weather. Instead, I’m sitting on our couch in Philadelphia, trying to avoid triggering a back spasm. I’m leaning on a heating pad, downing ibuprofen (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory […]

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Slinky: A Boomeresque Tangle

January 26, 2020 7 comments

slinky toy

When I was a child, not only couldn’t we entertain ourselves with I-Pads, we even had to watch a TV show when it was actually being broadcast. In my family, we were allowed to watch one half hour “educational” TV show after school. The rest of the time, we could read actual books, do our […]

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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #27 – What’s In a Name? Edition

January 17, 2020 3 comments

Hump day Zentangle challenge mandala, zendala

I think my ongoing back pain issues are playing with my mind. I thought Thursday was Wednesday for well into the night. If it had been, today’s Hump Day Zentangle Challenge would only be one day late, instead of two days. Since this is already late, I’ll try to keep my rambling brief. What’s In […]

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