“The San Diego region in many ways is defined by our relationship with the ocean. It’s our front yard and a beautiful playground for families and visitors. It should be clean, safe, and inviting.” ~ Scott Peters But First… Once we got ourselves together the first and most important stop was coffee. Alas, while Mack had been amazing about Googling ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” ~ Francis Bacon The Jetsetting Blonde Duo My best friend and fellow Jetsetting Blonde Sarah, is the ultimate adventurer in crime. She and I have taken quite a few trips and gone on a ton of adventures together in the last couple years. ….
“You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Secretly A Mermaid If you read this blog or follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you KNOW I am a secretly a mermaid. I mean the Little Mermaid could have been written about me – If I had ….
“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~ Lao Tzu Why I travel People ask all the time why I travel. There are many reasons as to why. I am a wanderlust soul always searching for that next adventure. I love to eat good food. Any place that has a beach, also owns my ….
“May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” ~ Edward Abbey Black Cap Black Cap is one of my favorite short hikes in the White Mountains. Just about two and half miles round trip, it is also a relatively easy hike making it quite popular ….
“Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” ~ Mikhail Lermontov Hiking the Outdoors Despite being a city girl, I do love the country. I love being outside in the fresh air and nothing is more invigorating then hiking a mountain. It is an activity I do with ….
“How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” ~ John Muir Family Time Life has been a tad crazy the last couple weeks, and I needed a technology detox. While I couldn’t step completely away from all of you, ( I would miss you to much for that!) I decided to release myself from the pressure I constantly put ….
“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ~ Virginia Woolf New York Food Scene New York is known as a foodie mecca. And it is well deserved. There are a TON of restaurants in the city. While people joke about the amount of Starbucks on every block, there are even more restaurants, sometimes ….
“Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.” ~ Darell Hammond Summer has arrived in the Concrete Jungle I can finally say spring summer has arrived in New York! ….
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.” ~ Walt Whitman Blooming Surprises Our first day in DC was a chilly one. After hours of walking around The National Mall, we decided an indoor activity was necessary. I hadn’t realized that much of the US Botanic Garden was enclosed and was ecstatic when ….