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 […]
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.
I left LA and headed north, stopping in Cloverdale to stay with some good friends, who fed me artichokes from their garden, and we drank wine they had made. The next morning, after good dog cuddles, they sent me along my way, with some suggestions […]
On April 30th, I packed up 15,000 feet of cotton rope, a Stout Tent, and a month worth of clothes, driftwood and blankets into the back of our Ford F-150 truck and headed south to California for a month of teaching, new friends, and adventure.
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 posed the question on Facebook, “We have 1 dinner, 2 lunches, and 2 breakfasts in Seattle. Where should we eat […]