Tag Archives: travel

Flight

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi After almost three years of not flying we find ourselves above a dry patch of land with snow capped Mt. Baker (Washington) rising above dark blue winding rivers. There … Continue reading

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Words Travel

“The only journey is the one within.” – Rainer Maria Rilke It’s Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada, a weekend that was supposed to be awash in moody rain. Yesterday’s walk required an umbrella although I didn’t mind – the nearby … Continue reading

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Collateral Beauty

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore Solo walks this mid-summer have taken on a different hue – our provincial government recently … Continue reading

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London Calling (Nov/Dec)

“A pub can be a magical place” – Rhys Ifan (a lovely quote found on a signboard at the George Pub in London, UK) The scent of sweet maple and evergreen commingle on dry November days not seen in decades … Continue reading

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Sensory Perception

No matter where I am, whether on a cold winter walk home,  or a sultry stroll in a warmer country than mine, the scent of wood smoke rising up from condo chimneys or from tiny eating places tucked into jungle, stir … Continue reading

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Traveller with Limited Vision

She makes her way, unafraid a square white sign taped to her metal walker, trusting that those who head in her direction will honour safe passage. Amid the roar of the rough ocean a flock of geese fly overhead as she … Continue reading

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Time and Place

“ Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care The white gold glow of the setting sun is … Continue reading

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Neglected Treasure

“ Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring.” – Neltje Blanchan Mornings here are no longer greeted by the chorus of the blackbird choir, the feathered flock have moved back to the cattail clotted edges of the … Continue reading

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Leave It To The Wind

“ If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Khalil Gibran Winter is holding fast these days, clinging tight with icy fingers to its overdue reign – … Continue reading

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Phoenix Rising

“ There is an eternal landscape, a geography of the soul; we search for its outlines all our lives.” – Josephine Hart There is still ice on the rooftops and it’s bone chilling cold outside, a new year has dawned from … Continue reading

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