Whereing of the Green

So fellow travelers, its St. Patrick’s Day which here in the United States translates to parades The rescue’s float entry celebrates HHDR’s 10th anniversary pints And a plethora of green garb and deco everywhere but not in my garden. After a brief 24 hour stop over, Spring appears to have moved on to greener pastures …

Deborah H Rahalski

Maybe Tomorrow

So fellow travelers, after packing in as much adventure as possible in these last few weeks of summer break I thought it was about time I got back to writing. Hunkered down with both the aircon and a fan going to ward off the heat advisory level humidity outside, there are no spectacular views to …

Deborah H Rahalski

Push to the Finish Line

So fellow travelers, returning home from the Verdi road trip I received an enthusiastic greeting from my devoted trail companion Ms Delilah Granted I am blessed to be greeted in a similar manner when I come in from a trip to the grocery store. A greeting shorter in duration with less yapping perhaps, but just …

Deborah H Rahalski

Airport Jazzmen

So fellow travelers, I see so many passing through this busy airport tonight. I wish one and all safe and easy journeys. It’s been a long day that started at 5am trying to get airborne for our annual adventures in PDX. Having made it to Chicago O’Hara airport by switching airlines we grabbed a bite …

Deborah H Rahalski

Zen moment: The Bench

So fellow travelers, after several days of camping at a favorite location, my focus has been on preparations for our annual expedition to Portland. I’ve never had such a difficult time getting organized for a trip. For about a week I have drifted from one process to another, packing a few things, cleaning out the …

Deborah H Rahalski

Spring break blues

So fellow travelers, I have a touch of spring break blues. Suffice to say it’s been a strange day with just this haiku as a redeeming element, the photo gathered on a brief chilly dog walk when the rains had passed.   Leaf buds holding out Grey wind blown rain reflections November in Spring.   …

Deborah H Rahalski

Deborah H Rahalski

Delilah meets the Bumble

So fellow travelers, a few weeks ago Delilah and I had a rare encounter . DD meets the Abominable Snowman With the snow nearly gone I thought I better get the story told before it became as unseasonal as the record warmth we’ve been blessed with this month. Delilah was none too sure about this strange creature. …

Deborah H Rahalski

Battle of the Lap

So fellow travelers, Lake Ontario continues to spread her fluffy white presence through the streets and by ways of our towns and villages. The three day MLK Jr. weekend has been extended to a fourth day off by a snowday. It will mean some quick assignment rewrites for my teaching colleagues who have to wrap …

Deborah H Rahalski

Deborah H Rahalski