Category Archive: Travel

Tuscany 2012

I just spent the most wonderful week in the little Tuscan hilltop town of Cortona. Last year the Boy and his Big Brother were at a charity auction where they did what brothers… Continue reading

My favorite things for travel

I travel a lot for someone who doesn’t travel for business. In the last six months I’ve been to Boston (twice), New Haven, NYC, Philadelphia, Bozeman, Billings, Seattle, San Fran (twice), San Diego… Continue reading


The Boy and I worked hard all summer and rewarded ourselves in September with a bit of a vacation out West. We visited friends in Seattle, San Francisco and San Diego and had… Continue reading


Whoa June was something else. In 30 days the following happened: I ran the inaugural Run for Virginia Wine half marathon. We ran through VA wine country, got a wine stopper for a… Continue reading

Birthday Blowout- Bali Edition

Today I tried bikram yoga for the first time. Bikram Yoga Squirrel Hill just opened a new studio and they paired up with lululemon to host a community class. I don’t do yoga.… Continue reading

Things I learned in Montana

I like to ski The Cyclist got me a lesson for Christmas and it’s amazing how much fun skiing can be when you are in control and not afraid that you are going… Continue reading

Happy Holidays

I wanted to wish all of my wonderful friends and readers a very happy holidays! Tomorrow I will be off to Montana to spend the next 9 days looking something like this: I’ll… Continue reading

i2P Amazon Expedition Report

On October 19, 2010 I left for a 14-day expedition into the deep Amazon jungle where I would hike 100 semi-supported miles as part of the impossible2Possible (i2P) team. i2P is an organization… Continue reading

Beautiful Bozeman

Last week I met The Cyclist (TC) in Bozeman, Montana for a week of vacation. TC grew up in Montana and has raved about it since we first met. I’ll be honest: when… Continue reading

i2P Fun Run

Last year i2P’s fearless leaders Bob and Ray decided to run 200km from Montreal to Ottawa. For fun. No times or shirts or medals. Just friends, the road and some running shoes. This… Continue reading