When Scott and I FINALLY retire, when we look at ourselves in the mirror and recognize... we are not getting any younger, we both know we want to travel. And that is very different than vacationing. Vacationing is what you do with your family, it is about relaxing and recreating, grand-babies on a beach somewhere … Continue reading Travel VS Vacationing
Anchorage feels anonymous and distant until a stranger, an older woman with large arms and soft skin hugs me, looks at me, really looks at me like she knows me, and tells me I look just like my mom. Suddenly, I am home again.
I woke up yesterday to a lovely, sunny, fall day. Those are few and far between here in our rainy little corner of the world. While drinking coffee and enjoying the view, my husband spotted a whale in the narrows. So there we were, on the deck, air chilly, coffee cup warming our hands watching … Continue reading A Perfect Day
It was my daughter's senior year of high school and her ballet company was planning their trip to New York. The New York trip is a BIG deal! We live on an island in Alaska, about as far away as you can get. The fundraising took two years and was all-consuming, so yeah, it was … Continue reading In a New York Minute