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 →
Dreams of the Beach
Watching the boats sail. Smiling at kids with their pails. I find contentment. Written for RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #462: Pail and Sail. So looking forward to five weeks in Europe, including three weeks in Porto, Portugal in an apartment right on the beach!
Travel Mends the Heart: Photo Challenge #417
Photo Credit to Darrell Whiley It doesn't take an analyst to see the emptiness Of the land that I spy far below the plane. Yet, I wouldn't just yet decry it as dull, For there may fun that we can attain. Every place that we visit has its traits, Some with sunshine, and others a... Continue Reading →
When Your Bucket List and Covid Collide: What Do You See?
Image credit; Google images I had planned to see Bilbao, Spain by now, For it is at the top of my bucket list. But Covid keeps evolving and changing, Turning a travel certainty into a wish. So, now I live vicariously through snaps From the cameras of much braver folks. Frankly, I'm perplexed that the... Continue Reading →
Travel Dreams Begin in the Sky!
Image Credit to LuizClas@Pexels Watching the birds fly through a sky pink with promises of adventures, She wonders if home for those graceful beauties is any particular place. She dreams of one day taking flight away from this field and land, And just the thought of traveling far away brings a smile to her face.... 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.
Embracing Restoration in God’s Own Time: Sunday Devotion
Zechariah 8:3-8 This is what the Lord says: “I will return to Zion and dwell in Jerusalem. Then Jerusalem will be called the Faithful City, and the mountain of the Lord Almighty will be called the Holy Mountain.” This is what the Lord Almighty says: “Once again men and women of ripe old age will sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each of them with cane in... Continue Reading →
Allergy Season Plays Havoc with Blogging
This week here in Georgia has seen pollen counts that are off the chain. I have spent over a month trying to find the combination of medicines to find relief from the constant pressure and pain of chronic sinusitis, including prescriptions drugs and over-the-counter drugs prescribed by my primary care physician. I have allergies this... Continue Reading →
To Travel Like the Birds: Weekend Writing Prompt #202
Palm Coast, Florida Like the birds, I want to travel yonder in the distance, To places beyond the horizons that I can easily see. I want to take the longer road, before I am unable To travel the world on my own strength effectively. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt from Sammiscribbles: Yonder in 44... Continue Reading →
What a Difference a Few Days Away Can Make in Soothing Our Souls
Palm Court, Florida We have been back home for a week. As you can see from the picture of the view from our rented Airbnb condo, we stayed in a beautiful place. The water there is part of the Intercoastal Waterway, so we spent hours watching boats of every size sailing down the waterway. From... Continue Reading →