While in Oaxaca this October, I had the pleasure of dining at Criollo with the group from Thread Caravan. I had just watched the Chefs Table Documentary about Pujol, and unfortunately didn’t make reservations in time, but I had been dying to try his food. Lucky […]
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Trip a Month Recap 2015
This year has been a big one for trips. When I set out on my #tripamonth journey in 2012, I never thought that some months I would be doing 4 trips!
Floral Workshop In Costa Rica
My friend and incredible floral designer, Liza Lubell of Peartree flowers, has made it her mission to spend all her vacation time at the beach in Nosara, Costa Rica, ideally surfing. Whenever we talk, she is always telling me about her next trip there. Some people […]
My first trip to Europe since 2003 was planned based on a cheap flight. I saw one for $750 to Copenhagen from Portland, OR, and jumped on it.
My friend Natasha lives here, in Copenhagen, and here is where I am currently sitting, with a glass of white wine, at a rustic wooden table, in a candle lit bar, surrounded by the chatter of many languages and jazz on the stereo.
California Dreaming, Trip a Month May 2015 part 2
After my magical weekend in Topanga, I headed into LA to stay a week up in Highland Park. It took me nearly 2 hours to drive there, but I had some good jams on the radio and the summer air was warm and breezy. It […]
A residency at Summit
I was invited to an artist residency week up at Summit I knew I would make a large installation somewhere, and teach two mini intro classes. I didn’t know how meaningful and magical the experience would turn out to be. I met the amazing Lisa […]
A Truck Named Winning
We bought our 1991 Ford F150 last year with the intention of making her a dream camping machine. I took her on her maiden voyage with 3 other ladies on a rock hounding adventure to eastern Oregon last summer. On the drive down the bumpy […]
Taking a Beach Morning
I have been spending every day in the studio for the past 2 weeks, getting moved in, enjoying the afternoon light. But I was feeling anxious and realized that I needed a dose of adventure. Salty air. A stunning view. In Oregon, all of this […]
Dreaming in Mexico-Trip A Month March 2013
I promised that I would write about my Trip-a-month adventure, well, monthly…but I have been so wrapped up in all of my adventures that I have gotten WAY behind. So I guess they will debut out of order. Here is a story about March. March […]
Trip a month
In January 2012, I made a resolution to go on at least one trip every month for a year. The only rule was that I had to sleep somewhere outside of town for at least one night. There were moments where I wasn’t sure if […]