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Poem / Poetry

August 17, 2019

Reads: 96

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: 125

Comments: 3

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: 221

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

Poem / Poetry

July 01, 2018

Reads: 186

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It all starts with a tiny grain of sand. Read More

Tags: vacation

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
Something I really enjoyed writing and debated showing to the world- so why not the blissfully anonymous internet? I'm no writer and don't plan to be, but I would seriously love to hear any opinions you have. Read More
another short story that I wrote when I was younger. Please let me know how I can improve Read More
This story follows "Honeybee" and "Just Wait and See". It is the summer of 1959 when Emma Winberry's new cousins descend on the farm, creating havoc. Read More
Her husband is murdered and within a year her widowed mother dies. She goes Down Under to Australia for a settling vacation and unexpectedly her sex life resumes, with circumstances quite unexpected. She returns to San Diego, ready to start living again, and very soon her life is together again… Read More

Reads: 464

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Humorous, scientifically supported explanations for why many women struggle to read maps. This single essay could save your next vacation (or current marriage). Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2016

Reads: 302

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Fourth of four poems in a travel related series Read More

Reads: 469

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

2 of a series of 4 poems about travel Read More
Vacation Musings 2 of a series of 5 travel related poems Read More
Vacation Musings 1 of a series of 5 travel related poems Read More
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