We are in Paris! However, when we awoke on Monday to fly here, Douglas had a runny nose. Now, it is a full blown cold, but not Covid, thankfully. The pharmacist prescribed nasal spray and aspirin for fever. Douglas just went back for cough syrup, so our first two days have been spent in the... Continue Reading →
Those Wonderful First Moments of Traveling to a New Place
Downtown in Alicante, Spain The plane makes its final approach! Looking at this place I will enjoy, My breath catches in my throat, As I feel the first strange sensation of joy! Written for the prompts from Lifelessons by Judy Dykstra-Brown: approach, looking, street, breath, strange.
Free to Travel Again: What Do You See?
Photo by Timor Kozmenko It had been so long since she was able to travel and enjoy the cultures of other places! Finally, vaccines are working, and freedom to move about the world has been restored. Her nerves were nearly frayed from the strain of being isolated from nature and other people! This place had... Continue Reading →
Letting Our Alter Egos Free When We Travel: Sunday Writing Prompt
College fCollage from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie for the Sunday Writing Prompt The assignment from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie for the Sunday Writing Prompt for April 12, 2020 is to write a poem or prose using the collage above as the prompts. Away from the ordinariness of my life, I allowed my other selves free reign. I became a... Continue Reading →
A Travel Lover’s Nightmare
I am having withdrawal symptoms at the thought that traveling the world has basically come to a halt. Being in the age group most likely to die from the coronavirus, Douglas and I had decided to travel in the United States this year by car to see Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Boston. But now,... Continue Reading →
Igniting the Passion to Travel: Flash Fiction Challenge
Photo by Ektulila@pexels.com Ashley's father had sent her to find his pipe in the den. As she looked everywhere for the pipe, she found a set of scrolls in boxes. When she pulled one out, she saw maps of some kind, with destinations that she had never seen on any atlas or globe. Taking them... Continue Reading →