Wordless Wednesday…It’s About the “In-Between”

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Wordless Wednesday…It’s About the “In-Between”


The other morning on our walk, we saw some chalk art by the garden at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. 



While trying to make sure that I captured the “Start” and “Finish” of the chalk art, I didn’t even see the art that lay in-between. 

Look what I would have missed. 


Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome. 

Arthur Ashe


Life is a journey, it’s not where you end up but it’s how you got there. Unknown


Focus on the journey, not on arriving at a certain destination.

Chris Hadfield

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Comments (28)

Ray Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

There is so much to see on the journey.  It is full of surprises!

Apr 20, 2022 08:20 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy,

If I could tell my younger self one thing, it would be about focusing on the journey, not the destination.  Great post to make us think.

Apr 20, 2022 09:00 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Nice post. I love to view any art that someone takes the time to create. Such interesting stuff

Apr 20, 2022 09:12 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy, Start to finish is the name of the game in anything from the time we were born till the end.


Apr 20, 2022 10:40 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Oh Kathy I love how you pick up on these seemingly 'small' things you see or experience throughout your day and share them with us!  I think I will start doing this too.  I see many 'little' bits of sunshine along the way each day!

Apr 20, 2022 11:34 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Wayne Martin he was always a favorite of mine as well. 

Bob "RealMan" Timm yes, focus can be good but we can't lose sight of what else is there. 

Apr 20, 2022 11:46 AM
Aura Alex
CloseMyDeal, LLC - Seattle, WA
Need A TC? Virtual TC Services Nationwide

I love this quote, Kathy. Thank you for the reminder.

I loved tennis, but the quote reminds me of my marathon training for two years. It wasn't about winning the marathon; it was about finding out if and why I wanted to take the "journey." It was the "mindset" and "self-discipline" I never thought I had to carry me through the "journey" and to the finish line. 

Apr 20, 2022 11:47 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Nina Hollander, Broker how lucky were you. I only got to see him on television. 

Grant Schneider there are times when we get where we are headed, we don't enjoy it as much as we thought we would. 

Apr 20, 2022 11:49 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Thank you Bill Salvatore - East Valley 

Brian England When Covid hit, we'd see more of this on the sidewalks. I think children and adults always need to express themselves. 

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 I was thinking that some people are so focused on their end goal, that they totally miss  the "getting there."

Apr 20, 2022 11:52 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Thank you, Roy!!!!  Hello to Chef Dolores. 

Raymond Henson, eXp Realty that may be why I've always loved our car trips. So much to see. 

Apr 20, 2022 11:53 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® could not have said it better myself. The key is to take the time to enjoy every moment. 

Me too Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty Larry and I used to go to the Lake Worth Sidewalk Art festival every year. People are so creative. 

Apr 20, 2022 11:55 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Will Hamm this also reminded me of  the hop scotch game we used to play. 

Apr 20, 2022 11:56 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

It has always been the in between but as you get older, it becomes more apparent. happy Wednesday Kathy 🙂.

Apr 20, 2022 12:45 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy it is easy to miss something when we are focusing on something else.

Apr 20, 2022 02:13 PM
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
Retired New Hampshire Home Stager

The grandbabies love to make chalk art....always a great way to keep them busy for awhile.

Love the quote choices, Kathy!

Apr 20, 2022 04:15 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I am very fond of road trips.  And, I can attest to the truth in the words of those quotes.  I don't know how many destinations driven toward, which I have been provided delightful adventures along the way.

Apr 20, 2022 06:53 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Apr 20, 2022 06:54 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude


There's a pretty powerful message in your post. And some great quotes. 


Apr 20, 2022 08:12 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Very clever artwork and left on the sidewalk where the rains can wash it away

Apr 23, 2022 01:51 PM
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

I love it Kathy! I especially love the quotes. Have a great day!

Apr 26, 2022 04:53 AM