Gratitude and Joy

Day 55 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy -Love Notes and Postcards

We keep them in a box and from time-to-time we’ll pull them out just to experience some of that joy again!

Gratitude and Joy

Day 50 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Valentine’s Day – Greg

He’s my editor (but not this one, since it’s a surprise - so excuse any typos) and supports my love of writing, travel and … well … everything.

Gratitude and Joy

Day 49 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Kisses

As we prepare to celebrate Valentine’s Day, I think of all the things that mean love, especially the kiss. 

Distractions, Food

The Essentials of Life

A theory says there are two essentials of life, are you embracing them when you travel?


Travel is Personal

This headline may seem a little like a no-brainer to a lot of people, but I’m not sure most people take their travel personally. Here’s what I mean: I’ve been to Paris three times and I’ve never been up in the Eiffel Tower. Oh sure, I’ve been TO the Eiffel Tower, but not up in… Continue reading Travel is Personal

Distractions, Diversion, Musings

What do a Kiss and Exploring the World Have in Common?

Five years ago today I was on a trip for work. It involved a trip (by TRAIN!) to Stamford, Connecticut, a short walk to the hotel and a meet-and-greet style evening where coworkers from the northeast and mid-Atlantic would connect and spend some social time over dinner and drinks before a full-day event kicking off… Continue reading What do a Kiss and Exploring the World Have in Common?