Author Archives: meredith

About meredith

Born in Rhode Island, Meredith now lives in Takoma Park, Maryland. She wrote her first poem, "Leaves," in third grade at the Quidnick School shortly after her good friend Bradley got spanked with a wooden ruler behind the upright piano by Miss Barr who to this day fills our dreams with scary images. To read more from Meredith, visit www.meredithpond.blogspot.com. Thanks for visiting!!

Two Poems Now Online

Thanks to Redux: A Literary Journal, the following two poems of mine live on in cyberspace. Here’s the link: http://www.reduxlitjournal.com/2013/10/101-two-poems-by-meredith-pond.html Redux is “an invitation-only literary journal of writers’ favorite, previously published stories and poems, not found elsewhere on the web.” This … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Poems Now Online

Journey to Whale Camp

March is a great time to drive up Highway 1 in Baja California Sur, Mexico, and visit the gray whales of San Ignacio Lagoon. This 500-mile drive from the airport in San Jose del Cabo to the whale camp run by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Journey to Whale Camp

On the Road to Baja’s Whales . . .

Preparing for a road trip in the Baja takes some planning, especially if you’re driving, like I am, up and across the peninsula from San Jose del Cabo to San Ignacio Lagoon. My itinerary and my road plan will be … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on On the Road to Baja’s Whales . . .

Whale Camp Cabin — Small but Comfy

A few days at Whale Camp about 40 miles from the town of San Ignacio in Baja California Sur, Mexico, is a life-changing experience. Not because the cabin is so small, but because the location is one of the most … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Celebrating Women’s Health Week

It’s time to celebrate women’s health. Seems like this observance should be every day, not once a year, don’t you think?? Well, small steps are better than no steps. Studies show that women take care of everybody else first, then … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Poem in Your Pocket, Poem in Your Heart

Is your favorite poem in your pocket? Or is that poem in your heart? Ah, that is the question now that “Poem in Your Pocket Day” is upon us. Celebrated on April 26, this year, the “Pocket” is promoted by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Poem in Your Pocket, Poem in Your Heart

Back from Baja

Did I ever mention I made it back from my drive up and back from Cabo to Loreto? What’s amazing is very few people are on the road, the only road, up the peninsula. Maybe that’s the price of gas? … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Back from Baja

Return to Baja

This year’s drive from Cabo San Lucas to Loreto includes a stop in the town of Todos Santos about 45 kilometers north on the coast road carved into the hills and often overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The official website for … Continue reading

Posted in Baja | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Return to Baja

A Good Life . . .

When a family loses a beloved pet, we come together to express our gratitude for a good companion. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Poetry, Poetry, Poetry

When was your first poetry reading? An open mic? A Sunday school stage? Continue reading

Posted in open mics, poetry | Comments Off on Poetry, Poetry, Poetry