Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Wednesday Wit and Wisdom . . . . . . . .

I was in my late sixties when I made my first run, alone. Crossing one of the most beautiful lakes in northern California. Deep, sparkling water, tall green pines along the shoreline, a snow-capped sleeping volcano in the distance. Somehow, in these later years, I've become brave, adventurous. My heart pounds sometimes and I wonder if this the right thing for an aging heart. On that day, in the quietude of an early morning, I graduated from riding pillion behind my friend on her wave runner. I straddled my own bright red machine, checked my life jacket, looked across the pool of shimmering diamonds, and started my engine. . . . . . . . . . . 

Today I'm joining Linda Kay's WEDNESDAY WIT AND WISDOM
on her blog Senior Adventures.

I like the idea of a writing challenge.
Choose a photo - write a story, a poem, an observation.
Visit Linda Kay HERE for more stories. Perhaps add 
your own, after all we each have a story to tell.


  1. Now is the time to have the great adventures!

  2. Ooh, LOVE it! Aren't you adventurous! Well written piece too.

  3. Oh, Mary that gave me chills. Yes, girl, go for the adventure and keeping going until you can no longer!! Loved the story.

  4. Gosh Mary you really are adventuresome - I thought that I was brave going up in a hot air balloon last spring.

  5. You, go, Mary! What a great photo and accompanying text.

  6. Looks like fun, Mary. Glad you enjoyed it.

  7. Ride a jet ski... sit in a chair...

    You made a most excellent choice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. Fun story. Great photo. Thanks for sharing. I just linked. Have a great Thursday.

  9. Yes, the right thing to do at any age. I love that you did it and I would have loved going with you.

  10. Wow, Mary....that is a fabulous story of accomplishment! Thanks for joining in. I love the photo.

  11. Way to go, Mary! Wow, Well, you've got me beat! Never done that but then again, never ventured to try it either. :)


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