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 Diva’s Weekly Challenge

Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #208 – Bon Voyage Edition

March 9, 2015 18 comments

Zentangle Diva's Weekly Challenge ##208

(Start here if you don’t have a clue what Zentangle is.) In two days we leave for our 3 week trip to Turkey and Israel. I hope I’m actually closer to being ready to leave than I feel. I spent the weekend delivering our dog, Dino, to my sisters-in-law in Cambridge, Massachusetts (part of the […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #207 – Bethesda, Maryland Edition

March 2, 2015 29 comments

[If you’re scratching your head and wondering, “Zen-what?”, start here.] I wear a few hats: recovering lawyer, mother of adult sons and one fur child, daughter of a soon to be 90 year old mother, blogger and trailing spouse. The last is why I found myself attempting today’s Diva’s challenge in a Starbucks in Bethesda, […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #206 – Out of My Comfort Zone Edition

February 23, 2015 27 comments

(If you’ve never heard of Zentangle, start here.) The Zentangle Diva’s challenge this week is to use materials or tools we’ve never used before for tangling. Uh oh. Change is anxiety producing for me and I’m already feeling stressed because we leave for Turkey and Israel on March 11th, we’ll be gone for three weeks […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #203 – “Get Me Outta Here” Edition

February 2, 2015 28 comments

(If you are sitting there scratching your head and wondering, Zen—what? who?, you may want to start here for my take on it (prior to my upcoming training to be a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT) after which my take is likely to change.) It’s the first Monday of the month, so this week is a […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #200 — “Bi-zen-tennial Celebration”

January 12, 2015 38 comments

Zentangle Diva weekly challenge #200

(For those of you new to Zentangle, you can read my take on it here.) This week, the Zentangle Diva challenged us to produce a monotangle tile using one of our “mac ‘n cheese” (i.e. comfort) tangles and incorporating the number 200 to celebrate the 200th week of the Diva’s weekly challenges. One of my […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #197 – Arukas

December 9, 2014 17 comments

This week, the Zentangle Diva, Laura Harms, returned to the challenge after a four week hiatus during which her son had eye surgery. Here’s hoping things continue to go well for young Artoo. The challenge this week is to use the tangle Arukas by Molly Hollibaugh. It is also one I had tried before with […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #194 — Embrace the Yuck Edition

November 19, 2014 12 comments

The Diva is still very occupied with her family and her son’s eye surgery, so her guest Diva this week was Elisa Murphy, CZT. Elisa’s challenge was to “Embrace the Yuck” — that is — do what you have to do despite whatever difficult circumstances or curve balls life throws at you. Both she and […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Challenge #193 – Veterans’ Day Edition

November 11, 2014 31 comments

Veterans Day Red Poppies

CZT (Certified Zentangle Teacher) Holly Atwater filled in for the Diva in setting forth this week’s challenge. She asked us to do a “Tritangle”, using the following tangles: Trio (pattern by CZT, Hanny Waldburger)Huggins (by Zentangle)Xyp (by Zentangle) I had no familiarity with these tangles and I’m not sure I’ve quite mastered them. However, I […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Weekly Challenge #188 — National Coming Out Day

October 6, 2014 17 comments

This week’s challenge #188 by the Zentangle Diva was inspired by an email she received from a 12 year old boy, who wrote to her in recognition of a gay friend and asked her to consider “a achallenge to somehow put some aspect of LGBT in a tile. Perhaps using the colors of the rainbow, or […]

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Zentangle Diva’s Weekly Challenge #187 – Blind String

September 29, 2014 23 comments

Zentangle Diva's challenge #187. Blind string.

Today didn’t start well. Our rental apartment had no running water. Fortunately, this turned out to be a First World problem because it’s already fixed. I used the lack of running water as an excuse to check out the newly remodeled cafe across the street. I was looking forward to having a new venue, free […]

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