Steve and I were in Greensboro, NC for three days this week for the bi-annual state meeting of our denomination. Since the first night was sort of dressy, I pulled out my dress that I got in New Mexico last year. I haven’t worn it a lot because it seems a bit “much” for regular use, but it’s fun when I have a chance to wear it.
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I still have so many stories to sort through from my Wisconsin trip. Today, I’d especially llike to share some of the ones involving Mom, since a big purpose of the trip was to be with her on Mother’s Day.
For 34 years, I have watched Steve crane his neck at every single airplane that flew overhead, longing to be the pilot behind the controls, longing to be the man in the sky.
I’m going to put Steve’s birthday/flying lesson post on hold for a few days since he
won’t be able to take his lesson till later this week.
We drove out to the airport this morning for Steve’s Birthday Gift Flying Lesson but unfortunately, the weather had a few plans of its own. Clouds and rain made an appearance and put a kabosh on Steve’s plans to take to the sky.
However, he did get to do a pre-flight walk around and talk planes with the instructor for a while so he was one happy guy.
Writing a blog post on a back porch surrounded by the greenest lawns on the planet and the serenading of a plethora of birds is no kind of hardship. The only thing that would make this perfect is Summer tucked in beside me.
Greetings from Portage, Wisconsin!
Today I am going to take a meandering drive through the lovely Wisconsin countryside, back to the town where I grew up. I will have a full tank of gas, no deadlines to keep, and Mr. Nikon riding shotgun.
A lot of people say they are going to write a book.
For sure. Definitely. Someday.
But somehow, someday never arrives.
Life happens. Interruptions intrude. Years slide away and the dream of a book becomes a permanent part of the scenery in the land of good intentions.