Category Archives: My Travels

Austin Weird

It’s time for another Travel Weird List! You know, when you’re out and about and experiencing a new location and find yourself saying, “Whoa, that was weird!” Because it’s a holiday and you probably have big plans, I’ll keep the … Continue reading

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Travel Days are the Worst

Funny, I had to do a search of my site to make sure I hadn’t already posted this blog. Because I think about it EVERY time I go somewhere. Travel Days are the Worst. The Rutger’s Conference was by far … Continue reading

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A Wee bit o’ Arlen

Arlen, that’s what the natives say. That’s how it sounded to this visitor, anyway. Pronunciation aside, wow, what a fabulous country! We were in Ireland for nine very full days. Overwhelming–hundreds of photos! I’ve had a few weeks to consider … Continue reading

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An Irish Weird List 2018

I am absolutely overwhelmed by all of the fabulous things we did and saw in Ireland. Going through the photos to try and put together a comprehensive blog post proved a bigger challenge than I was up for this Monday … Continue reading

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Equal Opportunity Exposure

A few weeks ago, I was on a Carnival cruise from New Orleans to Mexico. Have you cruised? Spent time on a ship sailing south with total strangers? If yes, then you’ll know–Cruise ships are a microcosm of anatomy on parade. Not … Continue reading

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Coming soon…

I discussed my blog with people at the writers’ conference last week. “I blog every Monday,” I bragged. But this is the second week in a row that Monday has been missed. Ever diligent, Tuesday it is. My head is aswirl … Continue reading

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I get it

I will turn 50 in October of 2016. Dave and I will celebrate our 30th anniversary in August of that same year. Big celebrations deserve big plans, right? I love to travel. He loves to travel. I love to fly. … Continue reading

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Bizcation

My husband and I recently took a “bizcation,” a vacation built around a business trip. He had to go to High Point, North Carolina for the furniture market. I was promised “beach” so I tagged along. As you may or … Continue reading

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The Arts are Alive — and Loud

I don’t mean for my blog to become a travelogue of my weekend escapades, but I’m doing such cool stuff, I want to share! Friday, April 11, I attended the Spring Art Scene in downtown Rockford. They could not have … Continue reading

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Bahamian Rhapsody

This time last week I was in the future. Really, it was Florida, and then the Bahamas, but it was a physical glimpse into what’s coming… eventually… I promise. Upon arrival in Orlando, we walked the half mile from the … Continue reading

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