The Road

And I can’t wait to get on the road again.
On the road again

Goin’ places that I’ve never been.
Seein’ things that I may never see again

And I can’t wait to get on the road again.
On the road again –
Like a band of gypsies we go down the highway

Willie Nelson

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I have been thinking a lot about roads lately.  Part of it I think is I’m getting the itch to travel.  I love traveling, I like to get away and see new places, new things.

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The road is a path to maybe something new, something better, a route to escape my current daily struggles. It’s not unhappiness I am trying to escape, for I am very grateful and blessed to have what I have.

I know a lot is talked about Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” but I am not looking to forge a new path or trail, I think I just want to get on a different road.

Tear down some two-lane country
Who knows
Get lost and get right with my soul
Makes me wanna take
Makes me wanna take a back road.
Some old back road

Rodney Atkins

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6 comments on “The Road
  1. A2LSM says:

    I like what you said about being on a “different road” vs forging a new road:) traveling sounds like a good idea!!!

  2. I feel the itch on my feet as well…here’s to happy travels…

  3. cariwiese says:

    This is such a beautiful post. So honest and true and with lovely writing! Thank you for visiting my blog again!

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