Acclimatizing

The birds and I rise early, wanting to catch the morning rays.  A heron stands sentinel in the distance as fish jump up and down along the canal.  The flurry of activity at this hour seems to be concentrated farther along.  The air is nippy, and I’ve worn a sweater and a jacket.  A small […]

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Recharging Batteries

Our car battery keeps draining, and it seems to be a metaphor for our trip southward.   After three days of travel, we arrive in Lufkin, Texas where we take some time to organize and clean the inside of the motor home, and sleep.  Travelling can be exhausting. Monday morning we head out early for […]

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RV-Able: 600 Miles From Home

The cold is unrelenting, and sleep does not favour us this first night out, so at 4:00 a.m. we decide to take advantage of Walmart’s 24-hour service and get some groceries.  The sight of food stirs hunger and from there we find an all night Denny’s and order an early breakfast. That Ric is overtired is […]

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RV-Able: Here We Go Again

4:15 a.m I am wide awake, my head full of what needs to be done before we  set out on our next adventure.  Ric is sleeping soundly, so I quietly close the bedroom door behind me and set about my business. Outside the wind howls and as if in response, my right hip aches.  Yesterday […]

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Buying Time

Dreams of distant lands,adventures enhancing hope –future insurance. (Written for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge: future/hope) In a week’s time we are setting out on another RV adventure.  

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Places People Live (CFFC)

Some people prefer the solitude and live in island retreats – While others like things modern and enjoy big city beats – In Portland, there is Nob Hill, with houses built up high California has homes with ocean views, which must cost a pretty penny to buy… I like the look of adobe-style, would love to […]

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Lens-Artists: Big Can Be Beautiful

Beautiful are the large rock sculptures of Joshua Tree National Park. The large canyons in Arizona are also beautiful, although I’m too afraid of heights to get any closer than this. This snake bird, or anhinga is quite a remarkable, big bird. My granddaughter and I think big is best when it comes to bubbles. […]

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CFFC: Places We Visit

We visit nature – as often as we can.  The featured image is the Bryce Thompson Arboretum State Park in Arizona.  I love the white bark of the eucalyptus tree mingled with the soft greens, set against a clear blue sky. We visit local eateries.  This one, bearing the same name as our #1 granddaughter, […]

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CB&W: Open Topic

It’s been awhile since we’ve taken to the open road, since light protruding through shadowy clouds has charmed and lured us onwards, hearts set on adventure, minds as open as the landscape. Just beyond the state line of Arizona, driving into California we were greeted by this posse of burros, shamelessly begging despite the signs […]

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Hunger (Haiku)

(Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge is sates & fuels.  I used glut in place of sates.  To participate, click on the link.)

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