This year for my birthday, I partnered with Alaska Airlines to get away from the chilly December of Portland, and headed to Baja, Mexico. We flew nonstop from PDX to San Jose Del Cabo which took less than 3.5 hours, and rented a car easily […]
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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 3
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 […]
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 […]
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 posed the question on Facebook, “We have 1 dinner, 2 lunches, and 2 breakfasts in Seattle. Where should we eat […]
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 […]
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 […]