Category Archives: Travel

On The Road Again or COAST-TO-COAST & BACK AGAIN

Forsyth Park

FORSYTH PARK Returning is not a choice, But a necessity. Coolness in the midst Of excessive heat and humidity. Trees, hung with Spanish Moss, Tall and strong, Brown, grey, and green. Broad avenues of sidewalk, Leisurely strolling passersby. Community building … Continue reading

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Sand Hills in Middle America! Who Knew?

Corn stalks forever. Hundreds of miles of cornstalks–from horizon to horizon. On our trip from Oregon to Georgia last summer we drove halfway through Nebraska on Interstate-80, then turned south toward Kansas just before we reached Grand Island. If the southwest … Continue reading

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A Monday Post?

It’s 2:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight time on Monday morning here in western Oregon. We went to Oregon’s largest Highland Game event on Saturday. It’s largest based on the area of the grounds it takes place on, the size of the one-day attendance, … Continue reading

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Need to write. No pen. No paper.

We took our granddaughter home yesterday. It wasn’t a good day, but that’s another story. Her home is two and one-half hours away. That usually stretches to three hours by the time we’ve made the seemingly inescapable stops on our … Continue reading

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Granddaughters are coming

The big weekend is here! Shannon is coming, along with her two baby sisters, mom and dad. The travel back and forth always reminds me of the song I sang as a child: “Over the river and through the woods, … Continue reading

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Forest Ghosts and Forest Green

Sorry I didn’t post yesterday. I fell asleep! Here’s a new post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Out of the lush fir and cedar forests There they stood — Ghost Trees. Marching down into the valleys And up the opposite hills. Lining up along … Continue reading

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Reading to Write

I’ve written before about being in love with words (Words, Words, Words, posted May 10, 2012). I read compulsively — cereal boxes at the breakfast table, dictionaries, encyclopedias, the backs of bottles. I read for information (whether I need it … Continue reading

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