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“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ― Mary Oliver

Part 2: The Streets of Paris

Years ago I questioned the fascination with this “city of lights”. After this visit I realized that what makes it special can’t be neatly described in a sentence or even a paragraph. So … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Part 1: Paris adventure series

We planned our trip to Paris many months ago, and we almost rescheduled it back in the winter when we learned about my mom’s cancer and related surgery. I was nervous to … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Review: Sanctuary Spa Resort

When last I wrote, I was starting a whirlwind weekend in Scottsdale with a few friends. Our time at Sanctuary Resort & Spa was relaxing and rejuvenating, I came home refreshed … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Finding Sanctuary in Scottsdale

No, really. As in Sanctuary Resort and Spa at Camelback. Just landed late this morning for a weekend with some girlfriends and it is ahhh-mazing. Seventy-plus degrees and sunny. Wish … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another year in the books…

Happy New Year friends and readers! No, I wasn’t buried under the piles of snow we’ve already received here in beautiful Minnesnowta, more like buried in the holiday hustle and … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bon appétit!

Those who know my husband and I at all know that our travels are usually very food-centric… many times we plan itineraries, if not the entire destination, based on what and … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

I love Paris in the springtime

Or so the song goes. I actually wouldn’t know, never having been to “The City of Light” in the spring.  I did get to spend a few days in Paris … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Getting ready for Umami, remembering Travail

The chefs at local restaurant Travail Kitchen & Amusements have done it again. This time with their pop-up style dinners, hosted at friends of the restaurant’s spaces. While their Robbinsdale … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Seoul, Korea: a city in pictures

I’ve already shared a bit about our recent trip to Seoul, South Korea, but it’s actually hard to capture all that we did and saw. The city is massive, and … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Our trip to Korea: more than just a bad case of jet-lag!

When I last wrote, it was about our plans for a family trip with my mother-in-law to Seoul, South Korea, and now just a few weeks later, we’re back! We … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment