We are still here. It has been a very rough winter and both my sister and I have found that life has, well, we’ve been away. I’ve learned some things about myself over the past few months. I’ve learned that when I grieve, I lose the ability to read, write, communicate, concentrate… I basically become… Continue reading So, Hi.
My dog, Griffin, is dying. I don’t have children, so I cannot put a nice, neat label on this love that will give others a form of reference. I can’t even assume that if someone has lost a dog they would know how I feel. Everyone’s experience is entirely unique and this one is ours… Continue reading Griffy MacGrifferson
So every good mariner must name his ship. Ours happens to be a travel trailer, but no less significant in its ability to offer us the freedom we need to see this continent at our own pace and the stability our puppies need in their golden years. We do a lot of traveling and lately,… Continue reading I Bought My Dogs A House.
We have a new member in our family… our new travel trailer. The way I see it, why wait until I am retired to enjoy and see the world? So after a couple of months of intense and obsessive research, my husband and I took the plunge. Two weeks in, we just returned from a… Continue reading Sometimes, a Girl Just Needs to Get Away.
It’s been awhile and I do not have time to write up a state-of-my-state yet, but until I do, here is a review I just stumbled across that cracks me up: LUCID 2 Inch Foam Mattress Topper Queen Size 3-Year Warranty by Lucid Top Customer Reviews 5.0 out of 5 stars Best rest since birth.… Continue reading Best Amazon Reviews Found – Mattress Topper Edition
One of my all-time favorite books, by Italo Calvino, is Invisible Cities. As expected, it is probably the wanderlust in my blood, but each City is a place I feel like I have been. This book is a conversation between Marco Polo (Venetian Explorer) and his emperor Kublai Khan. The question is whether Marco is… Continue reading Invisible Cities I
I’ve been waiting and waiting for airfare to go down for June, and while I know it will at 3 weeks out, I just can’t take that chance on this next trip. So each day I wake up, check Kayak, CheapAir, CheapOair, Southwest, JetBlue, Expedia, Orbitz, Tripadvisor, Google, Skiplagged, and on and on for the… Continue reading Call Out for Creative Travel Options
I’ve been slightly invisible lately, a combination of verybusynotenoughtimeintheday and a lack-of-travel-plans fugue. fugue fyo͞oɡ/ noun plural noun: fugues ..a state or period of loss of awareness of one’s identity, often coupled with flight from one’s usual environment, associated with certain forms of hysteria… I’ve spend what spare time I have combing the internet for… Continue reading Girl úr landinu norður frá…
©2016 Monocle The world’s most celebrated photographic art fair, in 2013 took place for the first time at Paramount Pictures Studios in LA. The Lower East side, Brooklyn, has been transformed into a mobile Chelsea, NY gallery walk. My absolute favorite news and culture source, Monocle, sent me my weekend edition of their “round up… Continue reading Paris Photo: Los Angeles. Watch the Film.
First – and of utmost importance from one photographer to another – the photos in this post are those of the incredibly talented photographer, Casey Reynolds. That said: I love to camp. Not structured-campsite camping but what I grew up calling “kamikaze camping.” It’s simple, just take a backpack and go. Follow trails, lose sight… Continue reading Photographer’s Dream