The Travel I Don’t Blog
Travel Writing / USA

The Travel I Don’t Blog

Today is October 7th, and that, my friends, is also Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day.  I bet you didn’t know that.  A few years ago, I would have been right there with you.  The first time I stumbled on the words ‘Trigeminal Neuralgia’ I had to sound them out.  And as I kept reading, my heart … Continue reading

The Place to Eat in Newport, Oregon:  Cafe Mundo
Oregon / Reviews / USA

The Place to Eat in Newport, Oregon: Cafe Mundo

A series of fortunate (or un- depending on your perspective) events in our quest for places to eat in Newport, Oregon this evening led us to a quirky, healthy, and wonderful surprise in the form of dinner at Cafe Mundo.  And, as a result, it became my must-stop restaurant in town! We wanted to go … Continue reading

4 Top Oregon Coast Family Activities
Oregon / USA

4 Top Oregon Coast Family Activities

Eclipse 2017 brought us to Oregon, but we didn’t just want to turn around and go home after the 2 minutes of totality! (Though it was amazingly cool and you should check out Katie’s awesome photos in This Post).  So… I did my research and found  activities I knew my family would enjoy, and we … Continue reading

Eclipse 2017 Totality Travel
Oregon / Photo Essays / USA

Eclipse 2017 Totality Travel

Eclipse 2017: Totality Planning Many months ago, Scott had come to me, put some info on Eclipse 2017 in front of me, and asked me to research the best place in the United States to see the whole phenomenon.  So, I got to work.  There were SO many details and questions to sort through.  What … Continue reading

NYC Wander Photography
New York City / Photo Essays / USA

NYC Wander Photography

Every once in a while, my camera drags me to New York City – and I usually drag some family along so I can pretend we’re there for a show or a doctor’s appointment or something. Often, my strategy on hotels it to choose something with a pretty good location, but I don’t care about … Continue reading

When TSA Makes You Laugh – In a Good Way
Travel Writing / USA

When TSA Makes You Laugh – In a Good Way

“Everything out of your pockets!  If you leave something in there, you’re going to get a little extra TLC from the TSA.  And if you are going to make us do that, we would prefer you buy us dinner first!” Kudos to him for making everyone’s least favorite part a little easier. First time I’ve … Continue reading