Vacation stories, books, poems, and more

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Two couples set off for a weekend away in upstate New York at the tail end of the Covid Pandemic. The calm and peaceful setting is soon shattered as they are drawn into a secret underground. The group is separated and forced to participate in a game of hide and… Read More
A poem on the importance of taking a pause to be present and to learn from your experiences. Read More

Essay / Other

January 22, 2021

Vacation a noun an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in traveling. Read More

Tags: vacation

A recently engaged thirty something couple decide to celebrate their engagement by spending a weekend at a secluded Beach resort. Unfortunately they soon find out something is very wrong. Read More

Reads: 148

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A couple of segments of a vacation adventure. Read More

Book / Romance

September 15, 2020

Reads: 1363

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Sal and Nick work together on the Greek island of Crete. Nick has always been attracted to Sal but she only seems to see him as a friend. That is until he persuades her to go on an impromptu trek around the island in search of a priceless artefact. Read More
When "romance" needs a life-jacket, maybe it isn't meant to be! For some people, romance is to be avoided at all costs: 1) to avoid being hurt. 2) it's simply not worth the effort. 3) who could possibly fall in love with them anyway? If questioned, Fern Mortimer would tick… Read More
Those great old Burma Shave signs IF YOU HAVE THE TIME, I WOULD APPRECIATE A COMMENT Read More
a simple poem about how quickly Mother Earth is transforming from a 'Green Planet' to an 'Urban Planet' Read More

Reads: 478

Comments: 3

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Low tides means unexplored beach Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 17, 2019

Reads: 277

Comments: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
Charlotte Robbers doesn't see the sun much. She never travels or goes on vacation with her family. She's never even been to the waterpark! As usual she plans to spend her summer in her bedroom, door shut, windows covered, reading. Her summer turns upside down when her family tells her… Read More

Tags: vacation

This short story is about one of my vacations to Florida! Read More

Tags: vacation

Who says you need to pay an arm and a leg for a comfortable tropical retirement/vacation home? Read More
Visiting the Homeland Read More

Tags: family, vacation

Reads: 353

Comments: 4

The Booksie Classic House

Have you ever seen one of the commercials from the Sandals resorts on TV? This is where I want to be. Read More
Written at 2a.m. at Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel after rolling around in my head for a couple of hours Read More

Tags: vacation, sun, beach

Get to know about Andaman Island in a nutshell from my journey. You will fall in love with the place. Read More

Reads: 853

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A home away from home, to reset my mentality. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 07, 2018

“One of the happiest moments in life is when you find the courage to let go of what you cannot change.” Author Unknown Read More
Nick arranges an incredible surprise for Judy, but not everything goes according to plan. Sequel to The Mistress. Read More
In this very short story it is vacation time at the "Turns" household. Where do you suppose they're going? Read More

Tags: vacation, fun, kids, wife

Decided to do a mystery about four friends who plan a weekend getaway in the city Read More
This one's about my uncle. As he lies on the daycare bed receiving chemotherapy, I write this, remembering the beautiful times our family had when he was healthy and fit. Read More
This is a one shot story about having your best vacation ever. Read More

Tags: vacation

Poem / Poetry

August 15, 2017

What's it like to live in a vacuum? Read More

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