“Where to go on holiday and why”

The inner trip and the outer trip meet as one
The vacation as pilgrimage

 

How do you decide where to go on vacation?  Do you go to the same place each year or do you change it up?  Do you have a laid back plop on the beach with a book?  Or adventure travel, as in hammock swinging on a Amazonian river barge?  Perhaps you opt for urban pleasures abroad, all the fine dining and ballet you can enjoy.

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The Babe
The Babe
The Broad
The Broad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jolie Laide
Jolie Laide

 

 

 

The Preppy or Society Gal
The Preppy or Society Gal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bohemian
The Bohemian

 

Timeless Beauty
Timeless Beauty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No more “little old lady.”

First of all, banish the word “lady” from your vocabulary.  You call men, “men,” don’t you?  Lady is a sexist term.  You can use it in “Ladies and Gentlemen,” but other than that, we are women.

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When was the last time you read a poem?

You do not have to be good.

You do not have to walk on your knees

for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.

You only have to let the soft animal of your body

love what it loves.

–Mary Oliver

Does this poem do for you what it does for me?  Mainly, it helps me remember, on uncertain days, that breathing IS enough.  It is everything.

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