Holiday Travel for the Soul

Have you ever thought of holiday travel as therapy? Your answer may be a quick and resounding IN ALL CAPS, “NO!”. And I understand. I get it. Your version of holiday travel is probably as stressful as the scene in "Home Alone” where everyone wakes up late and runs around the house in complete and total … Continue reading Holiday Travel for the Soul

Making a List

If you pay attention to advertisers, it’s that time of year when you should get started with your Christmas shopping. You have a list, and if you wait too long, someone will be left out! There’s a list for everything these days, which made me think about how I have used lists to my advantage. … Continue reading Making a List

Twelve Quarts of Happiness

I started traveling when I was very young. Back then, I had the luxury of having my parents pack my luggage for me. If I didn't have my toothbrush and toothpaste when I arrived at grandmas house, I let the adults responsible for my missing toiletries work it out. Ah! Those were carefree days. Now … Continue reading Twelve Quarts of Happiness

Plan Your Adventure

I may not have been able to take an Alaskan cruise in 2017, but I learned a lot from my experience with disappointment. My previous blog entry chronicled the time I scheduled an Alaskan cruise and fell short of our financial goals. It was pretty early in the game when I realized that we had … Continue reading Plan Your Adventure