Jim aged 87 and Mathew, age 89 are retirees from Florida and have been full-time RV’ers for the past twenty years. Late one night they are seated around a campfire in Mesa AZ when their discussion turns to when they plan to turn their keys in for a sticks or brick home in a senior community. Jim: A couple of months ago my wife asked … Continue reading Forgetful RV’ers
My journey as a travel writer begins in the city of my birth St. Louis, Missouri the “Show Me State.” On June 4, 2016, I started living full-time in a small recreational vehicle to travel the back roads of America. Before I left Southwest Florida, April 30, 2016, I purged a lot of personal belongings, to include one 4 x 3 plastic container and three, … Continue reading St. Louis Mo.
The purpose of planning and structuring is to accomplish a goal. My goal was to establish a nomadic life outside of Southwest Florida and like many things in life my first attempt to leave was hampered by mother nature’s colder than average temperatures along with the 18-21 days of constant rain in the US Mid-Atlantic. So, because I’m a warm weather type, (aka; Florida Beach … Continue reading “Purpose”
Many locations in the US south like the above morning sunrise photo taken in Tavares Fl with morning temperatures in the mid 70’s are considered warm temperate zones, but, mother nature can bring a chill to certain parts of the US South. With hurried excitement, I recently left Southwest Florida to begin my travel blogging nomadic lifestyle when mothers-natures weather decision of cooler temperatures … Continue reading “The South”
Last fall I entered the above photo in The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel photo contest, and my submission won! 🙂 On April 30th, 2016, I started my traveling lifestyle as a full-time RV’er travel blogger, freelance writer, photographer, and Geocacher. Several other activities / hobbies will be reveal as my travel journey continues. My excitement to leave was overwhelming, so, when my neighbor asked … Continue reading “My First photo competition and A New Beginning”
Reincarnation: Do you believe in it? As a child, I played outside on my swing set, I laid on the grass staring at the cloud formations seeing birds flying above between the trees in my backyard. I dreamed of living my life as a bird and over the years, the type of bird I wanted to become has changed since I was a child. … Continue reading “Kama Chemeleon”
Your life without a computer. What is it like? My life without using my laptop or desktop computer takes place two or three times a week when I indulge my addiction to reading books on my tablet. Ok, now some will say using my tablet / iPad is also a computer. However, as a former Boy Scout, living by the motto, “Be Prepared,” I travel with … Continue reading “Life after Blogs”
Originally posted on Ann's Corner:
Yup! That’s me, at almost 67! I’ve seen a lot, that’s why I’m a Seenager. I’ve seen it all (and done most of it) and yet, as a Senior, I get to return to the freedoms and joys of the teenage life with none of the repercussions 😉 I’m on my way back to babyhood, eventually, no doubt, with… Continue reading Seenager
Ah, sweet youth. No matter whether you grew up sporting a fedora, penny loafers, poodle skirts, bell-bottoms, leg warmers, skinny jeans; Madonna-Inspired net shirts and rosaries, goth garb, a spike mohawk, or even a wave that would put Justin Bieber to shame, you made a fashion statement, unique to you. Describe your favorite fashions from days of yore or current trends you thin are styling. … Continue reading “New Sensation”
“Last Day of 2015” Well, today with only a few hours left in 2015, I look back on the past twelve months of blogging and I can only smile 🙂 I continue my passionate discovery of writing and blogging that has expanded to include photography, poetry and I have stretched my creative imagination with my short stories. Visits to Ernest Hemingway and Zora Neal Hurston … Continue reading “End of Year 2015”
You’re on a long flight, and a palm reader sitting next to you insist she reads your palm. You hesitate but, agree. What does she tell you? I cannot imagine a female passenger sitting next to me on a long flight asking to read my palm. Hesitation is an understatement, and I would not agree. Now, I could imagine a passenger who had too many drinks … Continue reading “Life Line”
Your local electronics store has just started selling time machines, anywhere doors, and invisibility helmets. You can only afford one. Which of these do you buy, and why? This prompt provides fantastic choices. At my advanced age, I have developed a lot of wisdom, and I would not purchase any of the three. However, forty years ago, as a teenager, I would have enjoyed an … Continue reading “Pick Your Gadget”
What is your favorite sweet thing to eat? Bread pudding? Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies? A smooth and creamy piece of cheesecake? Tell us about the anticipation and delight of eating you favorite desert. Not into sweets? Tell us all about your weakness for that certain salty snack. ￼ Ahhhh, yes… the sweetness of sugar is an addictive commodity that is loved the world over. I … Continue reading “Pour Some Sugar on Me”
Tell us about a time when you should have helped someone… but didn’t. Sorry, I’m busy, is the phrase, I have used for myself, as I learned to take time for me. After many years of giving of myself to family, friends, community and my country, I have learned or should I say discovered, it is alright to be a little selfish for thyself. I … Continue reading “Sorry, I’m Busy”
WordPress Daily Posts, “The Great Pretender.” Are you full of confidence or have you ever suffered from imposter syndrome? The imposter syndrome describes a feeling of inadequacy, & intellectual fraudulence, yet having the skills and knowledge indicating the opposite is true. I have experienced the imposter syndrome feeling many times throughout my previous career and currently as a writer, blogger, poet, and photographer. Although, I … Continue reading “The Great Pretender”
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Childhood Revisited.” Sure, you turned out pretty good, but is there anything you wish had been different about your childhood? If you have kids, is there anything you wish were different for them? During the years as a young child, I dreamed of riding horses and walking along beaches. 60’s era television and encyclopedias expanded my thoughts … Continue reading “Childhood Revisited”
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Tourist Trap.” What’s your dream tourist destination — either a place you’ve been and loved, or a place you’d love to visit? What about it speaks to you? During the summers of 2006 & 2007, I toured Redwood and Glacier National Parks.These two locations stirred my soul emotionally, as I was brought to tears while standing in … Continue reading “Tourist Trap”
Originally posted on Archer's Aim:
Clip Art Image Copyright by Microsoft. Clip Art Used by Permission of Microsoft When I originally gave Scrivener a whirl earlier this year I didn’t know how the software worked. But I read several articles and posts about how other writers put this writing tool to use. I took my time working through the provided tutorial after which I… Continue reading 8 Ways Scrivener Aids My Writing
Originally posted on Success Inspirers World:
? “If everyone would do one nice deed every day, what a wonderful world it would be!” (Christine). ? “So…be open to others, be loving, and see how all that love comes back to you” (Christine). ? “Each and every one of us has our own path to walk. We might have people helping us along the way, and… Continue reading 29 Quotes by Great Contemporary Writers no. 6.
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