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Road trip! - mag 148

©Shers Gallagher 2013

Road trip in the cold,
all bundled in with the heat turned high—
Sleet rain threatening to burst into crystal
before all turns magic 
and snowflakes dance upon our panes
like drifting screen savers.
The weather is without and we are within.
What could be better
as we cruise down the potholed lanes?

Aisling Books - Magpie Tales


  1. I enjoy the way cars make a safe haven against the weather - feels like your own personal universe ! :)
    Hope you are back to feeling fighting fit now. ♥

  2. Best to be within. Enjoyed this.

  3. Great to be inside, watching those drifting screen savers...

  4. Stay within when it is raw and wet! Good for you to pick out potholes!

  5. I like rain and I like snow. And I love the feeling of being in the safe, warm little capsule of a car hurtling through it all. You said it so much better than I though! Well done Shers!

  6. 'The weather is without, we are within' .... I'm hoping for clear roads until loved ones arrive safely for the holidays .. lovely writing!!!

  7. I love to be inside with the heat blasting when the weather without is threatening!

  8. Mmm hmm, I love it when it snows. Wish I was in the mountains with a very good vehicle for snow :).

  9. Soliloquy of a snow traveler, confident of her satisfying happiness.
    REALLY nice; peacefull, and playlike, dodging potholes.

    For me..."better" would be finding that hearth, warmth, some drink (for me coffee (HA!) and good friends to stare, share, love, not having to beware a single thing....

    Thank you, Peep!

  10. animated the photo so perfectly well with your offering here... fantastic...


  11. Lovey thoughts here Shers...."the weather is without and we are within"....beautiful! :-)

  12. Fitting to the picture so well i enjoyed this

  13. I liked this one indeed -and the thought of letting the elements know that we can get along with them sometimes!

  14. 'The weather is without, we are within' ....yes, definitely..


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