ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

My Vacation: A poem/story

Updated on September 6, 2014

My Vacation

My vacation started in an odd way,

I didn't go to the beach

till Friday.

I started my vacation on Labor Day,

the Saturday before,

I felt sick.

On the Couch I lay

Monday was the same,

as my body would not move.

Soon, Tuesday came.

Tuesday to the dentist is where I had to go.

Two rotten teeth that I scheduled to be pulled.

Upset and feeling ill,

once home I went to bed.

Wednesday was a busy day,

A mammogram and Doctors appointment.

So what did the Doctor say?

An ear and throat infection,

prescribed me medicine.

As I left I thought,

what a crazy vacation.

Thursday was better to me.

Off to see my 5 year old

grand daughter to school

for the first time.

After she was on the bus,

the family went out to dine.

So back to Friday at the beach,

spent time with my 2 year old

grand daughter,

she buried me in the sand,

from torso to feet.

Later my husband and I,

treated our son and his family

to a Chinese Buffet.

Then we said Goodbye

and went our own way.

So now it is Saturday,

as I sit and type away.

I write my poems and stories

on hubpage site.

Later we babysit

our grandchildren tonight.

Sure it may not seem like a fun week,

but I avoided the work routine.

I did what had to and wanted to be done.

All in all, this not so typical vacation

turned out to be relaxing and also fun.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • lisavanvorst profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa VanVorst 

      4 years ago from New Jersey

      Thank you Eric, Flourish and DDE for reading my vacation hub. All in all it was good. Now back to the work routine tomorrow. Throat still hurts but on medicine, so hopefully back to health in a few days.

    • DDE profile image

      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Sometimes the body just surprises you with something new. Hope you still enjoy your vacation.

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      Perhaps not the way you wanted to spend your time off but I hope you were able to relax while you had a break from the routine.

    • Eric Flynn profile image

      Eric Wayne Flynn 

      4 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Staycations are the best, sounds like you got your rest.

      EWF

    • lisavanvorst profile imageAUTHOR

      Lisa VanVorst 

      4 years ago from New Jersey

      Thank you Jodah and always for reading. Tonight I watch my two and five year old grand daughters. Family is so important to me. I have a day and a half left before Monday is here and back to work I go. However, I like my job and don't dread going back. My throat and ears still hurt, but been on my medicine, so hopefully I will be 100% by the time Monday comes around. Not all vacations need to be so grand, sometimes just spending time with my husband and our family is all I need.

    • always exploring profile image

      Ruby Jean Richert 

      4 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Somehow I could relate to your hectic vacation week. Sometimes our best laid out plans can turn upside down, but we can still enjoy our family. Thank's for sharing...

    • Jodah profile image

      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      We'll Lisa, your vacation didn't start off the best with the dentist and doctor's visits be it sounds like it ended enjoyably enough. Quite a nice Poe. Thank you. Keep writing.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)