As she stood at the lighthouse enthralled , the waves crashing the shore applauded her victory , the cool breeze soothed her past troubles, the vast ocean reflected her free spirit, and the dark blue sky made the scenery surreal.
At that moment her entire life flashed before her eyes: how her wanderlust rusted while she survived an abusive marriage, raised children, and worked at two jobs to make ends meet; how she secretly kept saving money ; how she left her husband after her children became financially independent; and how she finally got the courage to realize her childhood dream.
Today, on her 50th birthday,with tears rolling down her eyes, she checked off the first place in her World travel itinerary.
P.S: The above post is written for ‘Three line tales: Week Thirty-Eight’ challenge by Sonya, the author of ‘Only 100 Words’ blog. Thank you, Sonya, for hosting this challenge. To read more posts for this event, click here.