Life without an ongoing challenge is the enemy. Of course in the middle of busyness, relaxation is often foremost in my mind. But as soon as I have it….. BORED! A little over a year ago I made a list. What should I do next? I felt dull, dissatisfied. I longed to do something demanding. … More What Do You Do When You Are Bored?
The Liquid Sparkled Edmund Dulac from The Little Mermaid The thin grass strings of the ghost net were wrapped securely around my right wrist. As soon as I realized what had happened, I began to struggle. That only pulled it tighter. The lines were made strong to entrap the mahi mahi. I had dropped the … More Before My Rebirth
The weather was gorgeous, the city was old and beautiful, and the lovely Sinead and I enjoyed cappuccino whenever the opportunity presented itself!
Das Boot made it to the top of the hill at Boboli Gardens! * * Das Boot thought the view of Florence was grand from up there. * * Having tried an Italian bus, Das Boot decided to ride the rails next. * * To be continued…
Das Boot about to enter the Boboli Gardens in Florence * * Das Boot riding the bus through the Tuscan countryside * * Das Boot admiring the olive groves and the Siena countryside * * Das Boot in reception at Palazzo di Valli, Siena * * To be continued…..
The plan was: Amtrak train to Vancouver, Canada and then fly home a week later. Cheapoair set up my return travel. Rain! And more rain! The tracks were flooded and the train was cancelled. I stood at the check in counter at the train station with my mouth hanging open for a good sixty seconds. … More British chap + Spanish explorer, sprinkle with rain and voila: Vancouver
Long ago and far away, when I was a young girl, I loved to write letters. This was a time when there were no computers, no cell phones, and… gasp… long distance telephone calls were very, very expensive. I wrote letters to friends in the city I had moved away from. I wrote letters to … More They Used To Be Called Pen Pals
Ladies and gentlemen, I am making a transition. I have to rethink this blog, and in the meantime, I have set up a new site. This is to be my “professional” site. I am taking a course in travel writing, and I will be posting my assignments there as well. Kerry Lee Thank you for … More Transition
A new day, a new venue, same old weather. A repeat of cloud and misty rain; spring in the Midwest. But in the writing place I was headed for…. the weather wouldn’t matter. One enters the Milwaukee Art Museum into the magnificent cathedral-like space of Windover Hall, with its exquisite white marble floor, a vaulted … More Art Lives Here!
It was quiet. A sacred quiet. Tranquil. The spaces were large, with gentle air flow from muffled fans running somewhere behind the marble columns and arched ceilings. I climbed the carpeted steps to the second floor of this sanctorium and made my way to a large open area designated for microfiche, business, and periodicals. * … More Shhhhhhhhhhh!!