BEST SELLING AUTHOR & NATIONAL SPEAKER
July 18, 2018
Dear Fellow Sojourners:Wisdom for the road. No charge. If inspired, feel free to write your own. Remember 5-7-5.ROAD TRIP HAIKU Recalculating.Whose voice is that anyway?Recalculating. Why do truck stops sellSushi? (You know it’s raw fish?)At room temperature When you tell a kidWe’re stopping at a greasy spoonThey actually check the spoon. When I’m on the road.I’m almost never disgusted by aMcDonald’s bathroom. “Who will go for us?”“Here I am. Send me!”Isaiah six, eight.On the road I thinkI eat beef jerky and combosMore than when I’m home. There is one thing worseThan endless construction zones.Tailgating semis.AIR TRAVEL HAIKU Kick. Kick. Kick. Kick. Kick.How old’s the kid one row back?Really? He’s 30? You can push all day.In the overhead compartment.Your bag still won’t fit. At the baggage claimIf we all took three steps backEveryone could see! CAMPING HAIKU We pitched the tent, but . . .If you still hear the highwayIs it real camping? Words that bring rejoicing.“This campground has flush toilets!”We may stay a week! Camping reveals whyForty years in the desert.Was a bit frustrating. If you think you areA pup tent or a tepee.Relax! You’re too tense.Bears at YellowstoneAre fond of kids in sleeping bagsThey’re like jelly donuts. SELF-SERVING HAIKUIn your travels, please.At all truckstops and airports.Look to find my books.May your summer journeys be safe, enlightening, and a total blast,/jay
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