Category Archive: travel

48 Hours in Chicago

I arrived in Chicago around 8pm on Thursday night to a heard of paparazzi.  The doorman helped me out of my cab, winked at me and joked: ‘They knew you were coming.’  I… Continue reading


When I started this blog almost exactly a year ago I thought I’d post an ‘eco chic pick of the week’ on a regular basis.  But, time is of the essence (for a… Continue reading


Registration Open!! DC FLI Date Change Mark your calendars for this year’s annual DC FLI MAY 5-7, 2012 Above: My friend Abby Brack snuck in a few surprise shots of me at DC… Continue reading

Best Birthday Yet

Thanks to my incredible family and husband.  Some highlights: Waking up in paradise …. (Literally to a mariachi band outside our room.) Beautiful beaches (albeit flat surf): Blue skys: Paparazzing ourselves before going… Continue reading

Counting my blessings

One by one and all at once. Today and every day. Thank you all for spreading light in my little corner of the world.

First day of Fall Quarter, Spilt Coffee and Seattle Rain

It is always hard to leave such a beautiful place ….. Above: Sunset in Maine last night.  Below: Portsmouth’s south end in September. There is nothing like Fall in coastal New England …..… Continue reading

Travel and Hydrotherapy

Travel can be exhausting!  Living on the west coast with family on the east coast (as well as my lifelong love for travel and foreign culture), I am no stranger to overnight flights and… Continue reading