Today's prompt: Your favorite childhood vacation As far as favorite childhood vacations go, I think I'm supposed to say Walt Disney World. Certainly, that was a fantastic and memorable trip and I would have named it as my favorite several years ago. As I have gotten older, though, I find myself reminiscing more about the … Continue reading My Favorite Childhood Vacation
Today's prompt is: You're in a foreign country and don't speak the native language We were in a train station in Paris, France, hoping to board a train to Giverny, where Monet painted, then another to Lisieux, and then a final train back to Paris, all in one day. None of us spoke French (we'd … Continue reading The French Lisieux
Today's prompt is: It's June 13th, the snow won't stop falling. It's June 13th, the snow won't stop falling. It must be springtime in Colorado Springs. A priest warned us the first year we moved here that this might be so, but I didn't believe him. It never even snowed this long in Pennsylvania's snow … Continue reading Snow
Today's prompt is: "You have $300 and a Prius, describe the 2,800 mile road trip from NYC to LA". I modified it a little since I've actually lived this road trip. This essay is my memory of driving the 2,470 mile road trip from Conneaut Lake, PA to Fillmore, CA in August 2009. The August … Continue reading California or Bust!