travels

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The turbulence on the plane kept me at a place of awareness. Thinking about life, my family, my home. December isn’t normally a month I’d choose to take a trip, but Mom was 84 this year and I hadn’t been with her on her birthday since I was 18. So, I bought my ticket, packed my bag and headed to Texas.Typically I ask for a window seat. This morning though, I was feeling a bit anxious … I rarely fly and so I suppose that feeling is allowed. 😉 … requesting a seat was the last thing on my mind.

Looking out that little oval window and watching the changing landscape below and the billowing clouds bring a sense of peace to me. On this flight, the takeoff was smooth and then we ran into what was quite a lot of turbulence for me. That big airplane was shaking as though we were a giant piggy bank someone was trying to get the change out of.

So, on this chilly December morning, I spent my time reading my new favorite magazine, <a href="http://Artful Blogging Magazine“>Artful Blogging. It’s so full of inspiration and kept my attention for most of the flight.

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And then, we made it through the white of the clouds and were completely surrounded by blue skies! What a sight!

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The descent into the DFW airport was exciting … soon I’d see my sister and niece, and then Mom.

Thanks for stopping in. Check back for posts on my visits to Grapevine and Waco to see the Magnolia Market!

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