Travel quotes: becoming a tale teller

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta

Town along the Middle Rhine
Along the Middle Rhine

The beauty found in the Middle Rhine is beyond words…the high slopes covered in grapevines, the curving river, the medieval castles, the roman ruins…all combined to serve up an enchanted fairytale.

Inspirational photos taken by PamelaWLucas 11/1/17

Uncomplicated thoughts: go deep

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” Albert Einstein



Haiku: Bale

Rolls of compressed hay
Rests on the landscape waiting
Harvest images

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 10/10/17

Inspirational photo by Pixabay

Cinquain: Strategic Love


Lasting for life

Learn from their success and failures

Bonded from beginning to end


Cinquain by PamelaWLucas 10/9/17

Inspirational photo by Pixabay

Swan loyalty is a strategy for maximizing the number of cygnets they can raise.





Cinquain: Rebirth


Brings the colors

The landscape celebrates

Seasons beginning and ending


Cinquain by PamelaWLucas 10/5/17

Inspirational photo by Pixabay

What is a cinquain?

Haiku: Flitting Purple

Cherries are their host
This butterfly looks for sweets
Can winter over

Haiku poem by PamelaWLucas 9/15/17

Inspirational photo by Tara McLaughlin, Charlottesville, VA 9/17

The life cycle and needs of the Red Spotted Purple Butterfly