Category Archives: TRAVEL/PHOTO Themes

A TALL ORDER

The Daily Post Photo Challenge this week is titled ‘ORDER’. It didn’t speak to me at all until I took a walk with a friend and noticed that sneaky theme had secretly tagged along. It had attached itself to a … Continue reading

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REFLECTING ON MOTHER’S DAY, 2017

You know the question. We’ve all heard it. We’ve all asked it. Whether we’re chatting with our neighbor sitting next to us in the window seat, standing serpentine in a line at the grocery store, or sipping cocktails at the hippest place … Continue reading

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WANDERLUST

…and the faery known as Thrill-Seeker, the only one of her sort to attend this type of celebration since the Sleeping Beauty debacle, first soared to the rafters of the modest nursery, stopped short, reached into her pouch of post-natal best wishes and sprinkled … Continue reading

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SERMERSSUAQ – An Earth Day Homage

She weeps. She wails. She sighs, hopeful that one day her children will learn to use their knowledge wisely. Sermerssuaq The Big Ice. Caribbean-blue melt-water pools the size of small countries spread upon Mother Earth’s once pristine pate. Creaking, cracking she moans, … Continue reading

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KALAALLIT NUNAAT – Taking Care Of Business

It’s the question no one asked when they heard I’d be camping in the arctic in the summer of 2009. Last April, seven years later, the same topic lay fallow on the fringe of conversations concerning my dogsled trip in Ittoqqortoormiit, East Greenland. It was barely … Continue reading

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DID SOMEONE SAY CHOCOLATE?

Alice Wetherby Pimms knew it was in the library. The beautifully scripted note written in her dead mother‘s hand said so. The child had checked all the obvious locations, though, and found nothing – places like inside her father’s green felt-lined desk drawer, the one he’d hidden … Continue reading

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ODE TO RESILIENCE

Words fail to make the leap from grey matter to tapping finger tips on keys they say “It’s because of Mercury” they say “the planet is retrograde” they say “that makes it a poor time for all forms of communication” … Continue reading

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