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Hello Old Friend

Hello old friend, trusted companion, sturdy backpack, For two years now, you have been living in the basement unused and gathering dust. It wasn’t for a lack of travel but … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Desert in Bloom

Over the Easter weekend we escaped the Bay Area for a much needed mini-vacation in the Eastern Sierras. We jumped in the van on Thursday morning and met up with … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Shop Local, Shop Direct Holiday List 2012

I don’t like shopping, but I do love giving gifts. Giving a gift that makes someone smile is an amazing feeling, and doing that while supporting local artist is even … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment


Huddled outside the Starbucks, I remapped our route; 3 hours and 15 min. We just took a 2+ hour detour. FANTASTIC!

April 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Thirty And Counting

I can remember the moment that my obsession with international travel began.  I was 13 years year old and riding the Tube at rush hour to go to dinner at … Continue reading

April 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Love Letter to Slovenia

Your dragons call to me at night, your Baroque architecture haunts my dreams.

April 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

From Scoutt’s Seat

This is an unedited email that Scoutt sent his buddies at home.  It is so rare that he writes anything while we travel, in fact, the first time I left … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · 2 Comments