China · Hats · Photography · travel · Travel with Intent

Hats Galore

While in China some years ago, I was amazed at the variety of hats people were wearing, so I’m sharing some pictures I took after viewing the pictures from Travel with Intent blog https://travelwithintent.com/2020/06/10/how-many-hats/. On our visit to the Great Wall of China, it happened to be a day when newly weds from the various villages… Continue reading Hats Galore

death · musings · Present · that little voice · travel

Are We There Yet?

I would guess my folks wanted to stop the car, open the back door, kicking my sister and me off to the side of the road, and drive on in peaceful aloneness. How many times were they asked that question, and how many times did it go unanswered? The query lingers in my memory, recalling… Continue reading Are We There Yet?

Copper Canyon Mexico · Mexican · Mexico · Photo Challenge · Stark · travel · Travel with Intent

Stark in Northern Mexico

Stark is the prompt for Travel With Intent challenge, and I discovered staleness in the f northern part of Mexico while visiting Copper Canyon. See many more Stark pictures at https://travelwithintent.com/2018/06/24/stark/          

One Word Photo Challenge · slang words · travel · Travel with Intent

It’s a What? Oojamaflip, Thingamagig, or Thingabob

Travel with Intent’s prompt on this week’s One Word Sunday Challenge is Oojamaflip, a British slang word of unknown origin, meaning a thing whose name is temporarily forgotten. That is not the word we used for a forgotten item. We used one of two terms, Thingofmajig  or Thingabob. I’m contributing several pictures that could be classified as any or all of… Continue reading It’s a What? Oojamaflip, Thingamagig, or Thingabob

Decisions · Freedom · Mexico · travel · Uncategorized · vacations

I’m Traveling to Where?

Finally, I’m off on my travels to our southern neighbor, that would be Mexico in case  you are wondering which neighbor I’m referencing. My sis and I are renting a home in San Miguel de Allende for several months  and it is wonderful to be on our way, after weeks of planning and preparing for… Continue reading I’m Traveling to Where?

being · doglets · Doing · humor · Let it happen · Make it happen · travel

To Be or To Do?

In our society, what we do is one of the first things people ask us. Usually our jobs define us, setting the stage on which we perform. Our self-image is wrapped up in what we do for a living, our accomplishments, our income, as though the reason for our being is based on ‘doing’. I… Continue reading To Be or To Do?