Thursday, October 4, 2012

Traveling gets harder as time goes by.

Traveling can be fun. It is difficult as we get older. Just as we get used to the time change, we have to head home again. 

Then wehave to acclimate ourselves to six or more hours time difference again. 
My solution. Stay on vacation for several weeks, maybe months, then come home and hibernate for a week to get over the trip.


DJan said...

Well, that is ONE way to cope with jet lag, but I have found that using melatonin helps a great deal.

Abbie Taylor said...

I agree with you as far as traveling is concerned. Even driving around the state can be taxing. The last time I took an extended vacation in a different time zone was about three years ago when my father and I flew from my hometown of Sheridan, Wyoming, to Jupiter, Florida, to visit my brother and his family. We stayed two weeks which I thought was too long. When we got back, instead of hibernating for a week, I had to jump right back into my job as a family caregiver and writer. To make matters worse, I woke up the day after my return trip with a cold. You can read a poem about my trip to Florida at

Abbie Johnson Taylor, Author of
We Shall Overcome
How to Build a Better Mousetrap:
Recollections and Reflections of a Family Caregiver