Tag Archives: musings

The Gift of Rain

“Nothing reminds us of an awakening more than rain.” ― Dejan Stojanovic I am standing on the porch watching the rain come. It is beautiful. It seems to dance on the glistening foliage before falling to the ground and then … Continue reading

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Up Periscope

“Fresh water. This is so great and all to myself.” “Hey! Where did you come from?” “I guess we can share. There’s more than one stream.” “Treading water gets awful tiresome.” “Aah! That’s better. This is the life. Florida living … Continue reading

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Hunter’s Café

Road trips for us inevitably take us off the beaten path, especially when we ask locals about the best places to eat. Take Hunter’s Café. While stopping in a wine and cheese shop in Darien, Georgia, we noticed a lovely … Continue reading

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Key West ~ Southernmost Paradise

“The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Joining in on Marianne of East of Malaga’s One Trip Every Month Challenge, come with us as we walk the quiet side streets of Old … Continue reading

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Bags Packed ~ India Calling

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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The Peanut Vendor And How I Broke His Heart ~ Havana

“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.  ~ Yip Harburg Sitting on his concrete perch outside the boxing gymnasium, the distinguished old man held his rolls of peanuts while singing softly to … Continue reading

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One Hour ~

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospection.                                                                  … Continue reading

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Hanoi Street Life ~ It’s all about the Food

“In food as in death, we feel the essential brotherhood of man.” ~Vietnamese Proverb I have an affinity for Hanoi… Especially the Old Quarter. It becomes clear to the visitor… Life on the streets is all about the food. Some … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award

My purpose for creating onthegowithlynne is to share my travel experiences and tropical musings; however, I have gained insights into the world through others eyes. I am in awe at the continuous flow of bloggers who bring their perspective to … Continue reading

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Magic Carpet Ride ~ Part II: Hot Air Ballooning over the Serengeti

I feel safe. I feel secure. I feel warm. A blast from the whisper burners emits enough heat to take off the morning’s chill. We are told that cool mornings create calm winds, ideal for ballooning. The twin balloons in … Continue reading

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