Category Archives: Travel

Makes You Wonder


We have friends who own a travel agency, and over the years we have led some groups through Europe for them, so I especially appreciate how challenging it can be to deal with the ignorance of some people. THESE ARE … Continue reading

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Riding


If you’re experiencing a sense of Déjà vu, the following selection for Poetry Monday comes to you from the archives. There is no question that Southern California is a car culture. Visitors who come here for the first time are … Continue reading

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St. Ouen


It’s Monday morning, so it must be time for another Poem of the Week. Though pandemic travel restrictions prevent us still from visiting some of our favorite haunts, here is a piece to send you off on a virtual visit … Continue reading

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Traveler


Welcome to another addition of Poetry Monday. This poem is the last in a themed series about travel and the traveler. Hope you enjoyed them all. Next week, we’ll continue our journey through words, but with a different focus. Your … Continue reading

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The Last Step


Welcome back to Poetry Monday, a place far removed from Super Bowl Sunday. Hope you had a good weekend, and the following words get you started on the right path for the week. the last step standing on the rim, … Continue reading

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Progress


It’s Monday morning. The recent storms have left the Southern California mountains vested with a magnificent mantle of white without burdening the inhabitants of the lower elevations with snow shoveling duties. Grateful for our geography, here is another offering for … Continue reading

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Return


Welcome back to Poetry Monday. Hope you had a relaxing weekend. Here is your poetry offering to stat your week. Be well, stay safe. return coming back, the boomerang path, the return to the familiar grasp that launched the open … Continue reading

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Demobilized


It’s Monday morning, a national holiday to commemorate Martin Luther King. I wonder what he would think if he could see our country now? We, as at other times but more so now, need people of courage to lead, to … Continue reading

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Postcard to Jack


Welcome back to another Poetry Monday. Most of us are dreaming of being able to travel again after almost a year of lock-down with no immediate end in sight. Here is a paean by our poet to the writer who … Continue reading

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Perspective


It’s a new year, and the less said of the old one, better. What fresher way to start the new calendar than with a poem from Poetry Monday. Take a deep breath, exhale slowly, and allow the following to help … Continue reading

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