Douglas at age 72 riding a electric bike around the island of Barbados with his son Brandon. This week, Douglas and I will venture to Europe to see children and grandchildren who are living in Portugal. I haven't been on a plane since 2021, when we visited Barbados to see the same kids and grandkids... Continue Reading →
On the Road Again Soon: Hallelujah!
With our tax refund, we have paid for our trip, which will begin in the middle of May. I love it when the whole trip is paid for before we leave. I don't have to worry while traveling about missing paying the bills on the first of the month. This time last year, my life... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Going to Visit the Atlantic Ocean
I am going to visit the Atlantic Ocean, That awesome wonder of nature I've sorely miss. I'm looking forward to seeing that beautiful blue And staring out where the horizon and the sky kiss. I hope it remembers this woman who loves it dearly, As I linger for days in the place that I chose,... Continue Reading →
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 →
A Marvelous Job to Have: First Line Friday
Photo from Mindlovemisery's Menagerie The late morning was clear and crisp as Sawyer stepped out of the travel hostel, trembling in excitement at his good fortune to become a travel blogger! To be paid to travel, write, and take pictures, three of his favorite activities, made this job just perfect for him! His parents wanted... Continue Reading →