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Bloganuary #2 – Road Trip

“What’s a road trip I would like to take?”

Each day is a journey
As we travel life’s highway.
Sometimes it’s imaginary
And we wonder where we’d stay.

Each day is a road trip
Whether we leave our house or not.
Sometimes our imagination’s
The only road we’ve got.

But the road trip I imagine,
The one I would have done,
Is in a couple of binders:
“Maine or Bust” with lobster fun!

It may never become real –
So I search the internet
And travel vicariously –
The only trip I’ll get.

But, that’s OK, my friends,
If I never go for real,
Because each day is a journey.
The sights are the appeal!

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So, off I’ll go a-shopping –
Lobster and oysters I will buy;
I’ll travel with my tastebuds
To Maine in my mind’s eye.

Where is it you’d like to go on a road trip?
Is this Bloganuary prompt one that triggered your tastebuds

For New Years 2022,
we traveled from home in Montana
to vacation and enjoy wine tasting fun
in Napa, California with friends.

But, as soon as Bob (my husband)
gets out of the hospital
(we traveled there yesterday),
we’ll head back home.

Sometimes our roadtrips
don’t take us
to the destination
we envisioned!

But, my mind keeps travel interesting
and I find adventure
wherever I am.
I hope you do, too.

An active mind is such a blessing!!

Pray with me today, my friends:
“Lord, help me keep all my marbles,
And remind me that happiness
is not where I am,
but who I am in YOU!”

God bless you!
Thanks for visiting JanBeek today.
See ya tomorrow (God willing).

Comments on: "Bloganuary #2 – Road Trip" (8)

  1. I love this poem. And yes, we definitely don’t always end up where we expect!

  2. I love your poem and all it represents. Imagination is a wonderful thing. I believe that is one thing that makes having Alzheimer’s so difficult. Losing your imagination leaves you in a fog! I am with you and hope I can keep all my marbles! :>)

  3. This poem is so beautifully written!! 😍😍

  4. I DID go on a road trip to Maine and had lobster there! I’m so glad André and I did that before all this Covid crap! Wonderful poem, ma! Iove you!❤️❤️❤️

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