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).

Zentangle, ZIA, Tangling

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 3 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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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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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #26 – Crazy Edition

January 9, 2020 4 comments

Crazy Quilt in color, Zentangle Inspired art

I picked”crazy” as the theme for this week’s Hump Day Zentangle Challenge before I knew this week would be crazy in a geopolitical sense. I was thinking about: CRAZY QUILTS Why reinvent the wheel? Wikipedia has an entry about crazy quilts that includes some photos of them. According to Wikipedia, Crazy quilting began to be […]

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Hump Day Zentangle Challenge #25 – What’s Your 2020 Word? Edition

January 2, 2020 11 comments

Zendala Reimagine Reinvention

Let me start by wishing everyone reading this a happy, healthy and contented new year. Seriously, how did it get to be 2020 already? It seems like only yesterday that our office IT guys were threatening to no longer support our computer system if we didn’t do a “serious” (IT Speak for expensive) upgrade before […]

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