Jekyll Island Beach 2012

Jekyll Island Beach 2012
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

New Horizons


The Rogue Speaks:

Rod and I are leaving on vacation tomorrow, and since I don't have a laptop, I will be computerless until I get home. This means I will miss the Saturday Centus, and also miss commenting on all of the offerings for Alphabe-Thursday. I decided to do something a little different for this week's Alphabe-Thursday. I have so many wonderful bloggers on my side-bars, so in order to broaden your blogging horizons, I am asking that you pick one, and leave me a comment about it. You can also choose one from my links list if you like.

I always look at every entry for Saturday Centus and Alphabe-Thursday, and I have "met" some fascinating bloggers that way. I am sure you will as well! Below are a couple of photos of Jekyll Island, so you can see just why we are going there.





Since I have been known to go on tirades when it comes to politics, I would like to leave you with some interesting statistics about the people in Washington who were elected to serve their constituants. Nearly half of the members in Congress are millionaires, while only 1% of the rest of us have that kind of wealth.

The average income of a member of the house of representatives is over $700,000, and in the senate that number is over $2,000,000. No wonder congress is fighting over extending the tax cuts for everyone except them!! We pay our fair share of taxes. Why can't they??

It is time that the American voters look ahead to new horizons, to a country where the average citizen is treated fairly, and given the same advantages as the members of congress have. WE PAY THEIR SALARIES! Why should we be made to suffer because of their greed??? They are supposed to be representing US, and not looking out for their own selfish interests.

That's all for now. I am going to begin packing my golfing clothes, swimsuit, tooth brush, sunscreen, and my Kindle. When I return, I'll have my reading list! We are going to Jekyll Island, a national seashore off the Georgia coast. I wanted to show you a photo of our room there, but couldn't find one. Instead, here is a photo of the room we are leaving behind for a week or so.

18 comments:

La said...

Have fun exploring New Horizons while on vacation!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Oh! Enjoy your time on Jekyll Island! :o) That isnt too far from my neck of the woods...off I-95 near Savannah :o)

Blessings & Aloha!
...I've been out of the "blog world" loop and have enjoyed some time with our oldest and her hubby...but happy to be by to visit with you today.

Ames said...

Have fun!I Look forward to some pics of your trip. ~Ames

Esther Joy said...

Have a safe and awesome trip! Your side-bar blogs look very interesting. Cool idea.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

Have a wonderful time!

EG Wow said...

I hope you have a great time away!

Karen S. said...

Oh you will have a wonderful time there, enjoy yourself! We stayed on Tybee Island once, and spent a good part of that time in Savannah another most lovely place! As for politics, you are so right it's a sad business we have running the show. With our Mn Gov. shutdown the Govs that are retired and collect 150 grand a year every year of their life after being Gov all made sure they got paid....seriously are they that greedy?????? Enough of a downer when you are on your way for fun and sun! Take care, will miss you but catch you on your return!

Vicki aka Jake said...

AWWWW yes, love the music you've shared this time too. Enjoy your dreamy trip and I'll do as you ask. May meet someone almost as awesome as you :) As for the political crap, it'll take the whole of us to do something drastic for anything to change.....

Vicki aka Jake said...

Ok Judie, I went strolling down the sidebar and landed on Jo-Ann Sanborn's site. Mostly because of her last name. That's also my mothers maiden name. She was raised in an orphanage......

Pondside said...

Have a great time! See you when you get back - off to check out your sidebar....

Theresa said...

Judie - Have a wonderful time and stay cool! I'm off to explore the world of Cristina Del Sol whose beautiful watercolor you've featured on your sidebar!

Cindy Adkins said...

Mari Wilbur's work is really amazing--I just went and checked it out. I hope you have a great vacation!!!
XO
Cindy

Jenny said...

You.

Go relax.

Go recharge.

Go enjoy.

Go and don't worry about nothin or nobody!

Travel safe and see you soon!

Thanks for linking in the midst of packing...you are a brave woman!

A+

Tammy said...

I used to live just outside of Savannah. You are headed for a beautiful area! Hope you enjoy!

myorii said...

Ah, don't get me started on politics :)

Have a fun and super relaxing trip! Your destination looks absolutely fabulous!

bluzdude said...

Hope you enjoy your well-deserved vacation. Now don't you worry about us, we'll be here when you get back.

nothingprofound said...

Have a wonderful holiday! The beach looks lovely! If I hopped on a plane, I could be there in two hours.

THE SNEE said...

Hi Judie,

What a lovely room with sun beams! It makes me smile to look at it. I hope your vacation is fun. Jekyll Island looks amazing, and I will put it on my wish list.

As for politics and ranting....Well...I couldn't agree with you more! I'm fed up with self-serving politicians and their misguided policies!