We flew as far as Houston so far. We have a three-hour layover here. Yia Yia Mary's Pappas Greek Kitchen with a wonderful gluten-free salad. Hopefully, my stomach will settle down. It really wants me to run to Costa Rica instead of fly, or maybe fight my way there through the sky. Not sit calmly … Continue reading Preparing to go to Costa Rica
I've been here for two months enjoying the trails and my grandchildren Winter here is temperate and comfortable for a light jacket. Some trees have shed their leaves, but the marvelous live oaks hold on tight until spring. Their branches dance this way and that, reaching down and up. They maintain peaceful groves throughout the … Continue reading Leaving Austin TX
My first child was overdue, and a c-section. her conception was an act of joy, a miracle that combined two sets of genes in love. Once conceived she grew on her own. All I needed to do was eat. My first book a mixture of events written on many pages did not write itself, in … Continue reading Women’s Writing Retreat at The Clearing Am I Pregnant Again?
We flew out of Broome at 8:00 am leaving the Indian Ocean and the beautiful warm beaches behind us. Gary, our pilot, had purchased box lunches for us. We were going to be flying most of the day with a stop for fuel in Hall's Creek. Most of the time we were flying over desert … Continue reading Alice Springs
I'm in the air again. Traveling, being, hopefully belonging everywhere and nowhere. A friend said, "i'm so glad I don't have to travel anymore." I don't have to travel, but I need to travel. I travel not to see but to be. I want to be with my grandkids. We had a four month be … Continue reading A New Year, A New Adventure
The internet on board is terrible. I will update and post the pictures that go with this when I get to Australia. We left out Hotel at 12:00 noon and called an Xuber big enough to hold our luggage. I struggled to get my three bags rolled down the hall to the elevator. Our driver … Continue reading Cunard Queen Elizabeth
6:15 am we were standing in front of Travelodge by the Bay wailing for our pick-up for a one day bus trip to Yosemite National Park from San Francisco. 6:20 am an airport van pulled up. Not for us, a family with lots of luggage got in. I double checked my receipt from Greyline San … Continue reading Yosemite in a day
Leaving, leaving, leaving, I hate leaving my home. My roots are being pulled from the ground. The plants are all moved in safe and sound. Sarah will watch over them while I'm gone. Still I hate leaving Door County in the winter. My friends that stay they will get … Continue reading My Journey Begins