Full Circle

Full circle. That’s what it felt like this morning.Thirty years ago, when we brought this baby home from the hospital, I took one look at her and thought to myself, “How can I leave this baby at home?” Right then and there I began to write my letter of resignation and faxed it to the…

The Intentional Traveler

  Had a great time bonding and sharing stories with other women travelers at The Intentional Traveler workshop of my friend Tessa who blogs over at Viajera Filipina.  Picked up a lot of new ideas from my PDI colleague and good friend Pam Pastor who blogs over at  I spoke about how travel refreshes the soul,…

Why we need to own our stories

There is power in owning our stories. Not just the happy and joy-filled ones, but also those which chronicle our fall.I’m writing this 72 hours before the beginning of a brand-new year, and I’ve been thinking a lot about the stories that shaped my 2015—an eventful year that went by so very quickly. Hurt happens,…