#OTR50: On the Road to 50

::Pinned:: 11 March 2019

Day 1 of 365: I have silly stories, tragic tales, dramatic experiences, happy occasions, random anecdotes, and snippets of poetry that all add up to the chronical that is my life until now. . . On the Road to 50. […]

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#OTR50 Day 174: The Painted Silos of Jeffersonville

The first time I drove through Jeffersonville in Vermont it was dark and I thought I saw artwork, but it was hard to see and I couldn’t figure out a safe space to pull over in the dark. However, the second time I drove past it was clear that it was a simple open field […]

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#OTR50 Day 173: Road Trip Home

Yesterday I drove the almost 8 hours home from Vermont with only a few short stops. We had planned a break for lunch about half way through. Our initial goal was either Popolo or Flatbread Pizza Company for lunch. I thought I’d be exhausted and need to stop for a long break. However, a few […]

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#OTR50 Day 172: Cherry Blossom in Mourning (Rewrite)

I’ve gone back and significantly edited a poem written back in the spring of this year. I was seriously not pleased with it then. That was also the period of my writing where I was under therapist suggested non-edit mode. In other words, I was supposed to just write write write without editing myself. Now, […]

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#OTR50 Day 171: 940 Plus 1

Right this moment it is Thursday night, my last evening on the Vermont vacation with the eldest. We had a very chill day where we didn’t get in the car once. We “wiked” the mountainside trails that start within view of our room between meals. This time taking the more rocky paths but also staying […]

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#OTR50 Day 170: The Road More Travelled

Another day with a decent chunk of time in nature. We hiked up the ski mountain and back down again — mostly on well-worn trails. I then sat for a few hours on the balcony porch hoping for inspiration. I did write a bit…. but I’m not even remotely close to pleased with the results […]

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#OTR50 Day 169: Nature Walks & Naps

Today was day three of the Max & Me holiday getaway. We spent the majority of the day out and about in the Vermont woods or back at the room resting between excursions. Six years ago, we visited this same area and during that trip we did two outdoor activities that have been repeated across […]

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#OTR50 Day 168: Holiday Coffee & Waffles

I am the kind of Mom that packs what we need to make homemade waffles and enjoy an oversized cup of coffee in our PJs while on vacation. Plus, seeing as this vacation kitchen has far more counter space and shinier appliances than ours at home, it didn’t feel arduous in the slightest. That’s enough […]

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