All posts filed under: trip-a-month

DC and Baltimore, January 2017

We flew into town for the Women’s March on Washington. Over 20 of us.  My friend Gretchen who started this incredible org Good Support, organized accommodations, travel, back up plans in case it got sketchy… But the march was anything but sketchy. It was affirming […]

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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!

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Macrame installation in Costa Rica

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 timeĀ at the beach in Nosara, Costa Rica, ideally surfing. Whenever we talk, she is always telling me about her next trip there. Some people […]

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Scandinavian Interiors

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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Seattle —TRIP A MONTH— May 2014

It all started out with a private macrame class I was hired to teach at Horseshoe boutique, and turned into a gastronomic tour of Seattle. I posedĀ the question on Facebook, “We have 1 dinner, 2 lunches, and 2 breakfasts in Seattle. Where should we eat […]

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APRIL: Trip a Month part 1

I drove away from Portland on the 3rd of April and headed south on the I-5 to Los Angeles. My first ever Macrame tour had begun with me behind the wheel of my new car packed full of rope! I was excited and ready for […]

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