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?

musings · thoughts

Whose Way is Better?

It is not only a surprise but also a delight when you run into someone you know while traveling in another city, state or country. Even if San Miguel de Allende in Mexico is one of the more popular cities in the world, it still is shocking and thrilling to bump into hometown folks. That… Continue reading Whose Way is Better?

blogging · Daily Post · Daily Prompts · Solitude · writing

Solitude Is Necessary

Solitude is intriguing. It nourishes me, it drains me, it demands from me, and it leads me to┬áinteraction. I’ve spent most of my life not participating in any activity that was solitude in nature. I wanted people around me. I wanted activity and interaction, and lots of it. But I’m becoming accustomed to my alone… Continue reading Solitude Is Necessary

Different · living · memories · Ourselves

Who We Were Or Who We Are?

Is who we were who we are today? I ran across a scrap book I assembled several years ago showing my life ‘before’ today. I lived in a different town, had different friends, had a different career, looked different. But, am I different than I was? I first asked this question two years ago when… Continue reading Who We Were Or Who We Are?

Alone · Beauty · gardens · reblog

A walk to remember

Originally posted on Inked Thoughts and Midnight Monologues:
The other day, I went for a late evening walk. My earphones and playlist were awaiting me but then something happened. * I gazed at the pale blue sky. The sun had softly settled behind the misty hills. I breathed in and then out. It felt different.…