Category Archives: Travel

The Great Outdoors

I have just finished applying a coating of Aveeno anti-inch lotion onto three clusters of mosquito bites on my arms and neck. This is in addition to several places where chiggers chowed down on my lower legs near the ankles. … Continue reading

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Like A Hermit

To be isolated from human contact for long periods of time is considered to be a severe punishment. Inmates at penitentiaries who violate prison regulations are placed in solitary confinement. Anecdotal evidence claims that prisoners would rather be in the … Continue reading

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Weedy Thoughts

Last summer, Chuck, the across the street neighbor, hired a lawn service to seed grass, fertilize his yard and kill the weeds. I think Chuck should insist upon a refund because the yard now looks haggard and decrepit. At least … Continue reading

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Fragile Memories

After opening some of the files on a fairly new thumbdrive yesterday, I discovered that a great number of my favorite photos were corrupted and irretrievable. There were several more photos that could be seen, but had large portions of … Continue reading

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My Way

There are certain days when I crave the sound of Frank Sinatra’s singing voice. It reflects an unexpected honesty that he had about himself despite his alleged dark reputation regarding some of his friends. Last night my Sinatra itch was … Continue reading

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Tea Time

I had to wrap up a few items of unfinished business before getting to today’s blog post. If I was British, I’d probably say it’s already tea time so I could pull back and appreciate my surroundings. However, I’m an … Continue reading

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Souvenirs With Handles …Floral Friday

People throughout time have gone places and carried things back home with them. I imagine that the earliest humans traveled primarily to find food. Later, organized bands of explorers and conquerors engaged in trade and conquest and brought home treasure … Continue reading

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