Posts Tagged ‘traveling’

Happiness Highlights: Where my Heart Is

I went to New York City this week for a couple days to attend a writing conference. The content was useful and the conversations meaningful. I got to spend a night in a suite at The Ritz-Carlton Central Park and I was asked for directions several times, as if I looked like I belonged in […]


No, We Haven’t Killed Each Other. Yes, We Have Been Tempted.

I mentioned on Facebook this week wanting to send Emma to her non-existent room. My stepsister laughed at my pain virtually and said what most people say when I talk about someone in my traveling party driving me crazy: I can’t believe you haven’t killed anyone yet. No, we haven’t killed anyone yet. Despite living with […]


Happiness Highlights: Week 2 in New York City

Last week we were still in New York City, a gift I will forever be grateful for no matter where this trip or this life takes us. Two weeks in New York City is truly a luxury, and not just because everything costs so dang much. One of the things I was most grateful for […]


Today I Choose Enough

For the first time since I began freelance writing a few years ago, I’m having a slow month. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you know that I’m usually working too much, battling too many deadlines too close to the wire. I work a lot; it’s just what I do. And now all […]


18 Things We Learned During 30 Days of Traveling


We’ve been on the road for 30 days, a full month! It feels like time is flying by, but it also seems like ages ago that Jared was working and the kids were in school. Last night, the three of us sat down and thought about some of the things we’ve learned during our first […]