Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 153 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Packing

... I carefully planned my wardrobe to be mostly blues and whites with brown shoes and sandals.

Flying, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 124 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Flying is Fun Again

... with the mask mandate being lifted,  perhaps we can come back together as a traveling public, embracing the GOOD that travel brings us.

Gratitude and Joy, The World A to Z, Travel

Day 109 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Youthful Inspiration

His animated tales reminded me why I started my plan to see the world from A to Z. When I started my plan, I, too, had little more than a goal.

Gratitude and Joy, The World A to Z, Travel

Day 97 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Vacation Planning

Travel has always filled me with joy and I am struck with the level of gratitude I am feeling now that the world is reopening and I can feed my insatiable wanderlust once again.

Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 46 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Travel Planning

When I decide on a destination, I tend to dive into the concept for days.

Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 31 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Friends Made While Traveling

… to be fair, ALL of my friends I’ve met because of travels. 

Gratitude and Joy, humor, Travel

Day 26 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – American Bathrooms

Today I am grateful for the convenience of American bathrooms. I know what you’re thinking: “WHAT???” but let me explain.

Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 22 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Sunshine

No matter where you live, no matter where you are, you can’t help but paste on a smile and enjoy a beautiful sunny day.

Flying, Musings, Travel

Night Flights

No conversations pierced the silence. No babies cried.

Flying, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 12 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Air Travel

The sheer realization that all the people around me will soon be soaring through the air  -- or just came from there --  reminds me that nowhere is out of reach.