An Invitation to Slooooow Down

An Invitation to Slooooow Down

San Miguel de Allende doorknocker At this moment, I’m sitting in WildEdge Brewing Collective – a brewpub in Cortez, Colorado – taking a huge breath. Why? Because it’s the first moment I’ve had to slow down, breathe and tend to things like my email and my...
What Does Adventure Mean to YOU?

What Does Adventure Mean to YOU?

Recently I was catching up with a friend who lives in a small town in Washington State and the conversation turned to the concept of adventure. “I always thought adventure meant going to a third world country and surviving,” she told me. In that moment I realized just...
5 Tools for Cheap and Easy Travel

5 Tools for Cheap and Easy Travel

A typically gorgeous scene in Lucca, Italy Last month I headed to Italy for a wintery getaway that cost only $750 for eight days. It included direct airfare from New York to Milan, the hotel and a rental car. Yes, you read that right – $750 per person. My home...
Welcome to my 2018 Year-End Review

Welcome to my 2018 Year-End Review

As an event planner, I’ve always conducted “post mortems” on events to determine what worked, what didn’t and how the next event can be even better. Some of those same concepts can be applied to reviewing life in general – especially when we’re trying to live...
3 Terrifically Tiny Things for Traveling

3 Terrifically Tiny Things for Traveling

This summer I felt like I was on the road more than I was off. From the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest to the heat of West Palm Beach, I was a one-woman zig zag act as I made my way to various beaches, cities and forests. And no matter how much I’ve...