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A Traveler Looks Back-and Forward-in 2022

A Traveler Looks Back-and Forward-in 2022

Starting to write a travel blog during a pandemic has been…strange. The first year I just shelved it, focusing the majority of my time on a creative writing project. I took only three trips in 2020-with Classic Journeys to New Zealand the last week of February (before...
Hasta la Vuelta Galapagos!

Hasta la Vuelta Galapagos!

I don’t just like to take trips, I also like to think about them, sometimes for months, weeks, even years afterwards. Unsurprisingly, a location like the Galapagos Islands gave me a lot to mull over. Some people have asked me if the islands were what I expected. I’m...
Travel Writing in Strange and Difficult Times

Travel Writing in Strange and Difficult Times

Everyone’s world has turned upside down in the last two weeks. Nothing is the same. We’re all dealing with the impact of COVID-19 in different ways. I stopped writing my blog posts about our trip to New Zealand. I was torn about what I should do. My plan for 2020 had...

A Writer’s Resolutions

As one calendar year ends and a new one begins, I spend some time thinking about the past twelve months. What did I like about them? What could use some improvement? How can I effect change in the parts of my life that I don’t really care for? 2019 was tough in a lot...

Will Travel Writing be in my Future?

Halfway through 2018, I made a strategic decision to take a break from writing parenting articles for a few years. I’m at that in-between stage, where my kids are adults (at least most days!) and I don’t have any grandchildren yet. Once I finish up two...