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Maui – Day Four

May 24, 2013


Jordan and Ashley’s last day here so we planned a FULL day starting out at 5:15 am. First snorkeling on Molokini and turtle spotting on South Maui with Pacific Whale Foundation snorkel cruise.  Then Helicopter ride over all of Maui and also Molokai with Sunshine Helicopters. Then an amazing dinner at Mama’s Fish House just […]

Maui – Day One

May 19, 2013


When I landed in Honolulu it was raining. I loved it, the smell, the mystic feeling, the tropical atmosphere. I only had an hour layover in Honolulu before catching the flight to Maui so I walked in and out of the airport shops checking everything out. When I landed in Maui I was greeted immediately […]

Blogging for fun

May 5, 2013


Just to set the record straight, blogging is my therapy and I make no money from my blog. If there are ad’s at the end of my posts, WordPress put them there. The great thing about blogging is that you are self publishing. Your content is not driven by your publisher and your story angle […]

Catalina Island

April 25, 2013


The best way to see Catalina Island is in a golf cart. They rent by the hour – we carted around for two, up and down the hills for amazing panoramic views.

Travel Photography Tips

April 21, 2013


Today I had the opportunity to get tips on taking better travel photos from professional photographers Bob Krist and Ralph Lee Hopkins. The National Geographic Traveler Photography Seminar, although not hands on, it was packed with useful tips for amateurs to professionals wanting to gain new perspectives for their craft. Within the Joan B. Kroc […]

Yosemite – Majestic and Peaceful

April 18, 2013


What do you do when you need to reset your life and put things in perspective? Immerse yourself in Nature! I took this trip to Yosemite last November with my two teenage boys, when the crowds were minimal and the snow was still on the ground. We all really needed this trip! My divorce was […]

The Flower Fields – Carlsbad, California

April 8, 2013


It’s officially springtime, and that means the Carlsbad Ranch Flower Fields are in full bloom. A working ranch for more than 60 years, this world-famous attraction on the sunny coast of north San Diego county, is open seven days a week (9am to 6pm).  While you can see the flowers from the freeway, nearby streets, […]

Tips for Traveling with Teens

March 23, 2013


Living with teenagers is challenging enough, but traveling with teenagers can be exasperating – or exhilarating with some pre-trip planning and ground rules. Here are a few tips for a fulfilling vacation with easily bored young adults. Rent a video on your destination from the library or buy a travel DVD from Amazon or Barnes […]

Some Interesting Sights in San Francisco

March 15, 2013


All within two blocks of Union Square…

Bella’s seven hour car ride

February 4, 2013