This week I was suppose to be down in Palm Springs for work – but my workload at home derailed those plans. Instead I’m playing catch up and getting balls rolling on new projects. And while I’m happy to have the extra time at home, I do miss the chance to escape into Joshua Tree just a small detour from the Palm Desert. Growing up … Continue reading Make a Detour Your Next Destination!
I am a strong believer in making time for yourself and keeping family close. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that my cross country road trip peaked surrounded by new family and new adventures in a new place! Packing up the car and driving from California to Alabama may not be for everyone – but to me it meant that I could bring along our … Continue reading Enjoying Island Time on Dauphin Island
When most people travel to the Lone Star State, I don’t think Coffee is the first thing on their mind – unless it’s me, then its the first thing on your mind at all times! As I planned my trip to Austin, TX I did my homework in advance and I was pleasantly surprised to read about the booming “coffee scene” the Capital of Texas … Continue reading #AustinCoffeeTour
One of the joys of working from home, is often changing where “home” is. Anyone who has been following my blog or social media posts have probably realized that I don’t like to sit still for long – and changing up my workplace is a reoccurring theme. Not too long ago I had the opportunity to piggy back on someone else’s business trip by joining … Continue reading Deep in the heart of Texas!
We live in the beautiful state of California – where we have gorgeous beaches, spectacular mountains, rolling hills and more outdoor adventures than you can count. But none of that actually counts, unless you take advantage of it! It’s hard to find time to be adventurous and take time to disconnect – but it’s not impossible with strategic planning and sticking to tight schedules. In … Continue reading Appreciating Earth – Today and Everyday (especially on Earth Day)
Another weekend has come and gone – and shockingly enough, I was out of town for another event… But as I always try to tell my staff and those I care about, you always have to find time for yourself – and on this 48 hour trip in and out of Phoenix I did just that! Flying into Sky-harbor International Airport (a trip that is … Continue reading Valley of the Sun – and Street Art!
I started my college career at North Carolina State University (Go Pack). One of my favorite things about the campus was a small tunnel connecting the residence halls to the classroom buildings called the “Free Expression Tunnel.” This tunnel was NC State’s solution to graffiti. They designated a set location where spray painting was allowed (think of it like a smoking zone – but instead … Continue reading I love Street Art & Free Expression
Don’t get me wrong, I love the Holiday Season – but today I needed to replace peppermint and pine scents with the fresh outdoors and turn down the Christmas music to hear the soundtrack of the oceans crashing against the shore. Living in San Jose puts us at the base of the Santa Cruz mountains and just minutes from the California Coast! This year I … Continue reading Santa Clause then Santa Cruz
Not all of my travels land me on mountain tops, deep into canyons or underwater. Some of my more domestic travel bring me to new cities which can be equally as exciting – without needing a packing list (or icy hot). I frequent Dallas Love Field airport multiple times a year – and I’m no stranger to Dallas Forth Worth International Airport either… But earlier … Continue reading Diving Deep (Ellum) into Dallas!