Krista Lynn Campbell

Couch Potato

Where did my walk take me today? Not very far. To the couch and  in front of the TV. All day long.  No mashed potatoes, no sweet potatoes; just a couch potato. I must watch the Macy’s Parade. Tradition. I must see the Rockettes perform. Tradition. No wavering on these traditions. Then football. And more football. … Couch PotatoRead…

The Children’s Table

November 24, 2015 Dear Fellow Travelers, Remember sitting at the  children’s table during a holiday meal?  You know, the table (usually located in the kitchen) where your cousins challenged each other to put carrot sticks up their noses.  You are stuck there because there is not enough room at the big people’s table (maybe “adult” is a better … The Children’s…

Stink, Stank, Stunk!

November 22, 2015 Dear Fellow Travelers, Balloons are so much fun, right? Everyone loves a balloon! They are colorful and can be twisted into fun animal shapes. Balloons usually signal a celebration, a party, definitely a fun time! Children, especially, love balloons. Give a young child a balloon and you made a happy friend! In October, … Stink, Stank,…

Getting My “Cheer” On

November 20, 2015 Dear Fellow Travelers, I spent today dusting off my pom-poms and practicing my splits. I am getting my “cheer” on. I will be cheering for “Team Jay” at the 50-mile JFK ultra marathon tomorrow. Give me a “J”…… J The car is packed with a sleeping bag, blankets, clothes, food, drinks, and pom-poms. I … Getting My…

Unmerited Generosity

November 18, 2015 Dear Fellow Travelers, Today my life-walk took me several hours away to spend time with my 87-year-old aunt and accompany her to a doctor’s appointment.  She stands about 5 feet tall but can add a few inches when she gets her hair done.  She still has some life-fire in her belly and that white hair (poofy or not) only … Unmerited GenerosityRead…

A Very Bright Day

November 14, 2015 Dear Fellow Travelers, Today I found a brown box at my front door! An unexpected gift! Yay! My day brightened! But what could be inside? My birthday had come and gone and it is a little too early for Christmas. Hmmmm. A  quick slit through the top and I discover lots and lots of  colorful  feet! I … A Very…