Postcards From Roadside America

Driving across the country and back is the ultimate road trip. Or, at the very least, the longest. You better have some good music with you, and a couple gallons of water. After 6,000 miles of mostly interstate highways, you will soon know every rest stop and gas station in America. You might have a... Continue Reading →

A Week Alone In Paris

My first solo-travel experience was an accident. I was twenty-years old and I had never left the country before. I'd never really traveled and I knew very little about the world. Really, I didn't even know much about how to be a human. Yet! Being a human takes practice. Back then, I never would have... Continue Reading →


"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" - Mary Oliver Beautiful, sweet and soft sunset in my new little home on the California coast. What more can we possibly do except be present? What more can we do but be present with the world around us,... Continue Reading →

How Do You Define Success?

How can anything be just what you're supposed to do? My friend texted me recently to inquire when I was going to get with it and start a family.  Why? I asked, and she texted that people think getting a partner and creating a family is just what you do in life. There is nothing... Continue Reading →

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