Postcard: Life Moves So Fast

Essays, postcards, travels

My darling teenage triplets,

Life moves so fast.

As dad and I slowly climbed Mt. Fuji today,

stopping every 5 steps to breathe.

We noticed so much beauty.

Tiny flowers that bloomed from the rocks.

What do we miss on an ordinary day when we do not stop?

Love, Mom

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Anna Bonnema: I am a lover of words and nature. I am fueled by tea, lattes, and dog snuggles. I am a wife to a man with a contagious laugh. I am a mom to amazing teenage triplets. I am an introvert. I am happiest in a blanket fort with a book and a child-or three. I love to gather around the table or around the fire. I love small celebrations and glitter.

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Sarah Leamy, MFA, is an award-winning author of both travel books and novels as well as a photographer, presenter, and a bit of a wanderer. She has lived in England, Germany, Spain, Guatemala and the Southwest of the US. She is the founder and editor of Wanderlust, a travel journal publishing international travel writing, photos and trip reports. Find out more at www.sarahleamy.com