~~Mel~~

~~Mel~~

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Writers Workshop - Travel: My List

It's Thursday and that means that Mamakat is hosting her weekly Writers Workshop.

The Prompts:

1) If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

2) Moxie is defined as the ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage; bold energy. Describe a time when you showed moxie.

3) Write a poem about a loved one who has shown you moxie. What have you learned from them?

4) If you were a super hero, what would your super power be and why?

5) A superhero can save you from what ails you....what is your request.

This week I'm going with Number 1. I always talk about 'my list' of places I want to travel. But really it's just a running list in my head...places get added to it and ocassionally removed from it depending on others experiences. Do you have a list?

The place that has always topped my list is Australia. My mom had a friend when I was growing up that was from Australia and her accent always fascinated me! Not to mention I have a friend there that I one day hope to meet in person (gotta love the internet for giving you friends all around the world).





The second place on my list is Italy. I've been told quite a few stories from the boyfriend and his dad since they are part Italian...and it seems it would be a really nice place to visit...there is alot of history there and the scenery is delightful.



Mexico - many of the girls that I work with go on annual vacations to various places in Mexico...and I always hear about the wedding ceremonies on the beaches...deep down I kind of want to get married there someday...but we'll see.



Portugal - I grew up in a small town that had alot of Portuguese people in it...so I grew to know and love the culture...again I hear the scenery is fabulous.



Trinidad - my mom has visited there and loved it. Really I'd be happy seeing any of the carribean islands.



Also on my list is New York - not only because I'd like to see 'ground zero' it was on my list even before that because they have some great tourist attractions, such as the Statue of Liberty.


And lastly pretty much anywhere south of me would be delightful...California, Florida - we'd love to see either Disneyland or Disney world...my parents took me to Disney World in Florida when I was 9 years old and it was the most fabulous vacation!

11 comments:

Ter said...

Australia's on the top of my list too. I think all the places on your list would be nice to visit though.

Jen said...

This is so funny. Almost every blog that has done prompt number one has put more than one place! I would have done the same thing!

Life with Kaishon said...

I love your post and your totally great pictures! ESPECIALLY the chubby mexican man! How cute is that? : ) I hope you get to go on all of your trips one day!

Staci said...

I would love to go to Austalia as well! I grew up in NJ, so NYC was in my backyard... Jason lived there for a year so I was there quite a bit :) The Caribbean is my favorite place to be. Plop me on an island, give me a drink, and I am in HEAVEN!!! :) You have a GREAT list!!

PS your blog is one of my faves too! I will never forget reading about you getting out of the car when you were mad lol! Totally CRACKED me up! I think my drink came outta my nose on that one! We would get along just great IRL! :) Have a great weekend!!!

Yaya said...

I keep telling Josh we should move overseas for a few years so we can move back and be those "cool people with the accent".

Lisa Anne said...

If I could travel anywhere it would totally be Santorini. OMG it just looks amazing there. I'd like to visit all of the places I come from. I've been to puerto rico, so that just leaves Greece, Germany and Italy.


I posted my MOXIE poem about my mom. She is the definition of Moxie.

natalee said...

I want to go to Italy sooo bad too.. If you ever get to nyc contact me .. Im 15 minutes from the city...

Melissa said...

Wow, you just made me feel like I really need a vacation... I'd love to go to Greece someday...

Jenna said...

If you ever make it to Orlando, I'd love to meet ya! I think Alaska is tops on my list...pretty much anything COLDER than here is a big draw for us! Great topic!

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~*~ Melissa ~*~ said...

I love Austrailian accents too, super sexy for guys that have them ;)

I think Italy would be a gorgeous place to visit too, and hopefully I'll get to check out New York at BlogHer '10!