Tag Archive | vacation

Hello Again

October is here and I’m not really sure what happened to September, but there it is. How to begin and get back into the swing of blogging after too long away? Septemeber threw a lot my way in terms of roadblocks and hurdles, but most of them are resolved for now so it’s time to move […]

Poetry Without Words

Today I wanted to do one final post related to the weekend at Drift Creek Camp. I found the creeping, clinging, crawling, hanging moss and lichen to be so awesome that I tried for quite some time to write a poem about it. But it never came out right. So here are some of the […]

Questions in the Car (or The Long Trip Home)

Are bricks more expensive than concrete? Why do people keep mules? Why are there so many buildings around here that are falling down? What if the jungle contains a virus that would kill the entire human race and we go down and log off the Amazon and release it? It would serve us right. You […]

Five Firsts

You’re never too old to do something for the first time.  Here are five things I’ve done for the first time this year: 1) Traveled to San Diego and back by car.  It gave me a new appreciation of California.   2). Petted a dolphin!  (They are so soft and squishy. :))     3) […]

Pet Peeves, or What Is That Whining Sound?

Okay, you can skip this if you want to, but a couple of things have happened this summer that really make me want to grind my teeth (I say want to, because thanks to my dentist I make a conscious effort to never even clench my teeth, despite my aversion to ever wanting to appear […]

Why We Love It Here

So, we’re back from two nights camping; just enough time to water everything well, do the laundry, and pick some fruit to freeze for yummy desserts in winter. Then we go exploring for one more night and pick up Son. Our first night we considered a campground right along the beach, but I have a […]