This blog if anything, is to educate women of the opportunities available to us around the world. Women tend to be intimidated or afraid of traveling alone or being by themselves, which I find very unhealthy. Travel gives men and women the freedom and space for personal growth, which is very hard to come by these days. If I can make it in Europe for 6 months alone, then I encourage others to plan their own escape domestic or abroad, short or long term. Taking a few minutes to listen to yourself is all it takes....more
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I was born on an enchanted island at the shores of the Caribbean Sea... Where I weaved seashells and starfish into my hair... Dreaming of mermaids, pirates and Undines. I played under the hot sun close to the equator and underneath many waterfalls for most of my childhood... I danced to African drumbeats underneath the moonlit skies... Under the rain forest canopy I fell in love for the first time... Now, I live where the sun rises on the coast of Georgia... Because the ocean is a part of me and who I am......more
LA Juice writes your wrongs on the mean streets of Los Angeles. This blog is all about life in LA from an escaped Detroiter's bemused, humorous often inappropriate perspective. Stories about LA at its most sublimely absurd. Features include, bizarre LA in photos, Celebrities riding in elevators, Kittens who Haiku, Books that don't suck and Living well in the land of the endless summer....more
La Moretta runs the gamut from A (adoption) to V (vegetarianism). The author is in the process of adopting two children from Ethiopia, but the blog includes posts on almost everything -- self improvement, running a business, jazz, television, books, animal welfare and microfinance. La Moretta is often a ridiculous do-gooder who tries not to take herself too seriously, but if she does, her regular commenters bring her back to earth (and provide recipe suggestions for the enormous number of sweet potatoes she's received from her local CSA).
I write about writing, reading, teaching, traveling, commuting, whining, dining and living. Outside of my blog, I do those things on a daily basis. Go me. When I'm not blogging or working, I walk for fitness because running is too much of a commitment. I wear Vibram FiveFingers in an attempt to distract people from noticing my arms akimbo....more