Spring is here! If you're seeing sunshine, you might also be feeling a touch of spring wanderlust. And if you're dealing with (sigh) still more snow, you've almost definitely got a dream vacation or six in the back of your head. Follow the lead of these blogs for some inspired travel ideas.
“It’s just like what happened on Lost,” he said.How had I not made that connection?It’s surreal in this day and age, with technology and resources we have available, that it is possible for a Malaysia Airlines 777 plane, carrying 239 people on board, to just disappear....more
The best thing about March is the annual outpouring of information about women. This year's rich harvest includes some terrific profiles of women's work in photography, theater, and museum leadership. Make no mistake - new ground is being broken here, and we are still seeing many "firsts".
What the heck is wrong with some people?I realize this is a bit of a broad question. A question, that if you are like me, elicits a giant list. A list that continually grows. And, unlike my other lists (to-do lists and such), nothing ever gets checked off or scratched off. Instead, it just grows, festers, and becomes this utterly annoying list that serves no purpose. Sound familiar?For now, just to stay on point, let's ignore that disaster and instead talk about my number one annoyance. The one thing that made me ask that ambiguous question in the first place....more
I’m saying it again : travel ! It’s one of the most important things in life and it can do wonders for you being happy ! We are lucky to be part of a world so big and with so much diversity. The world is beautiful and each person and situation you will encounter can teach you something....more
Something about road trips that takes me back to my single days. I loved getting in the car with my music, my snacks (never forget the snacks), my itinerary and hitting the open road. There was something about the idea of being alone with my thoughts, with God, that just made me feel brave and excited and adventurous....more
Best Places To Take Your Kids On Vacation #1 This is #1 in a series of posts. If you’re going on vacation soon, you’ll want to look at some of these places. They are great for kids and adults. This video is a view of Myrtle Beach from our hotel last year. Next month, in May we’re going back. This time we found an actual beach house to rent, for not much more! ...more
Time to tackle laying out your trip. It’s easier if there are two of you at this point if only because it means you will both have headaches when you go to bed. In our house, because he is good at math, micromanaging and optimistic about making connection times, Mr. Mark is in charge of the transportation....more
One of the many reasons we moved was to shorten our commute time. So, although I find myself driving less miles, I find that I am in the car for the same amount of time as I used to be (or sometimes for longer). Every morning and evening, I sit in traffic and look at the other cars around me: I see angry, frustrated drivers who are endangering everyone around them by not using turn signals when merging; I see sleepy drivers who are yawning and drinking Starbucks; I see a lot of people talking on their phones....more