Drive

Sometimes a small drive for a day can take your mind off of everyday fatigue. A day trip recently into Big Sur and down the coast on US1 cleared my mind and refreshed my soul. Who knew that 6 hours of driving could be so relaxing?

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Kick the bucket?

What will you do before you kick the bucket? Or what does kick the bucket even mean for that matter? Regardless of your thoughts on the phrase, it brought forth our magical moments in bucket lists! Do you have a bucket list? Find out why you can agree or disagree with having a bucket list and the joy I’ve had in working through mine.

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Two Hearted

Hemingway wrote of a beautiful, serene river in Northern Michigan. Whether or not the Two-Hearted River was the actual river he visited is up in the air. What I know is the experiences I’ve had on this famous river. Join me on a journey down the Two Hearted and learn why locals call the UP, “God’s Country”.

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Beer culture

The beer culture is getting bigger and bigger across the world. At one point in my life, I could name off just a couple of beers at the nearest grocery store. It has now expanded into a worldwide phenomenon. Come explore some of the top beer cultures with me as I travel the globe and sip one of the most consumed drinks across the globe.

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On Thin Ice

A traveler can take on many meanings in life. Travel might mean transportation from one place to the next, but a traveler can also be a person searching to find themselves in life. If I’v learned one thing in my life, it’s how to adapt to change and walk on thin ice!

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A day trip to Murphy’s

Napa and Sonoma are famous for their wine tasting, but don’t shrug on Murphys. Between the unique views of the Sierras and the passion of the wine makers, it’s a must visit while in California!

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The Art of the Artichoke

Have you ever had a craving for artichokes? Probably not, and I get it, why would you? My journey today took me to the center of the artichoke capital, Castroville.

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Learning to crawl again

2020 left us grounded, waiting for our wings to feel just a small amount of wind to take us soaring across the sky. As we begin 2021, it’s now about learning how to crawl again before taking flight. Where can you go domestically, while you wait for international travel?

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A new year, a new you.

2020, a year of total disaster or a blessing? Remember that the caterpillar goes into its cocoon and becomes a butterfly. How will you take 2020 and reflect on who it made you and how you will move forward?

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Live Like a Local

When you travel, you have to make a decision on where you stay? Is your preference to stay in the norm of a hotel? Or would you like to take a chance on the possibilities of living local?

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