Meeting of land and water

There’s a beautiful natural state park near Carmel called Point Lobos – “the greatest meeting of land and water in the world” as the artist Francis McComas said.  I like to think of it as my now secret park, even … Continue reading

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Prima Donnas and Barbecue Shrimp | New Orleans

Last month, I hopped on a plane and spent a festive weekend in New Orleans with 11 other girls for a bachelorette party. It wasn’t as crazy as it sounds. As my friend D’s Matron of Honor, which meant I … Continue reading

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Old + New Habits | San Diego

Ever since J recommended the book The Power of Habit, I started noticing my personal habits – particularly the habits that creep up while on vacation. During our December trip to San Diego, I noticed the following: My need to … Continue reading

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Even the air is different here | Sonoma

I found myself in Sonoma wine country again. Literally and figuratively, I suppose. November was a month to celebrate — a turning point for the past few months of personal loss, burn-out, and transitions at work. With my grandma’s passing … Continue reading

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Shadows Along the Sand | Maui

Three years ago when J & I visited Hawai’i, he proposed to me in front of Manoa Falls in Oahu. Returning to Hawai’i and visiting Maui for the first time, it was both nostalgic and a marvel at how much … Continue reading

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