"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Magpie #148- Journeys of the Heart

photo by Andy Magee  

Journey begins
Good cheer and laughter fill the air
Homeward bound

photo by Kathe Worsley

As some of us head down our driveways
I look down mine waiting for my family....

Happy Holidays and New Year Everyone!
Thanks you Tess Kincaid for providing Magpie Tales
and for other's takes on this image go here:


  1. Waiting for family ! yeah me too-
    my favorite thing about holidays!

  2. Yes, that laughter flooded our lives.

  3. Great sense of expectation. Have a good time.

  4. Homeward bound, always a good feeling...

  5. Anonymous3:58 AM

    hope your family makes it to you safe and sound! and good luck with the persimmons :) - merry christmas!

  6. Yes, a beautiful haiku, return with loved ones at Christmas is always very emotional. A greeting.

  7. Kathe, your road to happiness is perfect Holiday image! I will have all of my children together this year .. first time in over fifteen years! Wishing you and Russell Happy Times!

  8. For now, we always journey to another home. Some day, i hope, my kids will be journeying to see me. Either way, it's a good time, you capture it well.

  9. No better feeling than seeing ones family waiting...so lucky to have that, and let us see it!

  10. A family gathering is the ultimate. Nicely Kathe!


  11. ...a very cheerful take of the prompt... inviting and inspiring to read... i wish you & family a Happy, happy and peaceful Holidays & New Year too... smiles...

  12. How fun to be awaiting family. What a wonderful place to celebrate the holidays together! Give my love to the Mountain, and keep some for yourself too. :)

  13. Ah, foggy highway .
    Shame we celebrate Christmas n midsummer down here, a crime really , perpetrated by the old men in dresses !
    Happy Xmas Kathe

  14. Homeward bound.....hope you have a wonderful Holiday Kathe!! :-)

  15. Love it when the family come home - love the sentiment in your words.

    Anna :o]

  16. all encompassing this season

  17. Home certainly is where the Christmassy heart is!


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