Why I Crave Travel

Why I Crave Travel

I’ve read about those who go to airports – not to travel, but to just hang-out:  people-watch; eat; sit and watch the incoming and outbound flights. Soak up the hum and thrum of people going other places. If they don’t actually want to go inside, some people – so...

Ready to Forget

Lately I’ve noticed what powerful emotional triggers certain sensory experiences – especially my sense of smell – can be. My dentist  tells me (I know, a dentist?) it’s all about the aging process, but I’m not so sure. I think I’ve always been what people who...
California:  “Cute, But Psycho”

California: “Cute, But Psycho”

There used to be a popular product line when my son was in grade school – kids’ backpacks, school binders and  t-shirts featured the (registered trademarks featured in this Post) brand image:   a simple cartoon-bunny meme. An adorable little rabbit that...

What Can I Do?

It seems like I’ve always had at least one dog in my life. Dog People believe (I’m an omni-animal lover, but I agree) that dogs are superior in their ability to connect with their humans. Despite our shortcomings, dogs accept and, without complaint, endure whatever is...

The Wall

Being a fledgling writer (is there a rung below that? I’ll put myself there), I appreciate well-crafted writing. Especially poetry. Its economy of words, when strategically joined together, that can make me feel connected to a complete stranger (the poet):  a...

A Traveler’s Blues

travelsinateacup.co.uk For awhile, after I’ve traveled abroad and through multiple time zones, my sleep patterns are way out of whack. I wake in the middle of the night, feeling like it must be morning (“It is,” says my body,...
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