Reality Stings, But Possibilities Await

My reaction isn’t quite what I had predicted. I’d looked forward to this day literally for years and then its much-anticipated arrival earlier this week brought about a fierce mixture of emotions which I am still reeling from. As expected, I was and am excited beyond belief, but with the excitement also came feelings of …

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Sunday Morning Drives

Once or twice a month on Sunday, when the weather was good, all of five us would pile into our blue boat of a four-door Chrysler and away we would go.   Another bottle picking adventure.  As kids we didn't always look forward to the drive, or being crowded together in the backseat, but it …

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Hitting the Road Again

Camping is spiritually, socially, emotionally and physically re-awakening for my soul!  It just is.  Plain and simple.  As soon as we hit the road, the longing inside me to be 'at one with nature' is immediately soothed.  The fresh, clean air, the familiar chirping sounds, the soft rustling of leaves, our roaring campfires--all of it …

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