I’ve learned to redefine what it takes to enjoy a vacation. Enjoyment and enough being the key word here. Non stop activity has largely vanished as something to be desired or enjoyed while vacationing. It’s been replaced by a more laissez faire point of view.
In the mornings, no longer do I have to hit the streets running which is good because that would literally be an impossibility with asthma and hip bursitis. It’s rather delicious to linger in the morning for much too long over my cup-o’tea. I can leisurely check my email, stare at the beautiful color of apple green that I painted on an outside wall, and idly wonder what happened to the butterflies that were supposed to be inhabiting the butterfly garden in front of my house. They were here en masse the last time we visited. At some point, it will feel right to take a shower and consider making the bed while deciding which colorful t-shirt to wear to complement this bright and sunny day. Continue reading “New Ways to have Enough fun on Vacation while approaching 80”