#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 145: Puppy Pile Evenings

These two have the right idea. Some nights are for curling up on the sofa and pretending that the rest of the world doesn’t exist. 220 Days to go. #OTR50

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#OTR50 Day 134: Irish Graffitti

  These three images were the only snapshots I snagged of Irish Graffitti. There was a great deal less in Dublin than in Paris, but I did find some interesting items and they reminded me of my poem Street Art Inspiration inspired by my visit to France. Max and I also had the opportunity to watch […]

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#OTR50 Day 132: When the Kids Agree

A few days ago, a miraculous thing happened over breakfast. . . the two kids with us on this summer holidays trip agreed on an adventure for today. It was not the vacation day I had planned for us at all. It required far more out of me that the relaxing day I had planned […]

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#OTR50 Day 99: Captioning the Dog

Luna’s ability to express her emotions, wants, and needs regularly astounds me. Perhaps it is just that I’ve had fluffy dogs and furry dogs in my life for so long. Her short velvety fur hides nothing and I can see her emotions roll across her face. This look is simply, “play with me pleeeeeeeeeaaaase!” She’s […]

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