Monday, March 01, 2021


When the air gets warmer, thoughts travel to turquoise waters and tropical climes.  Palm green fantasies of sun-drenched reveling where the sand stays underfoot until the land goes all but out of sight overwhelm post noon full belly drowsiness.  Mental scenery changes and reality goes on cruise control.

Toes in sand and a cold drink at hand, gulf breezes rub cool fingers over warm skin.  Worry has gotten lost and can't find a way back.  Effort only extends a hand to grab a sip of that cold beverage.

Reality opens the door and a bit of rain falls.  Time to go home.  If you close your eyes for just a second, though, that breeze feels so familiar...