Travel Archive

Pushing Pause: Our Day in Oxford, England

Salt Lake City, Utah, Monday afternoon, July 10: I sat in my doctor’s office. After waiting for more than an hour, he walked into the room. I could tell he was upset and I knew why. Do not worry. There was no devastating news. ...Read More

CrazyUS 4.0: Exposing My Vulnerability

A little over ten years ago I blogged daily.  With an an average of 20,000 daily readers, I was on my way to becoming a well known public voice.  I loved it. In truth, I have always written. Sometimes my writing is sloppy and ...Read More

Keeping it Real As We Make Our Way Home

[Be warned: Not only did we cover a lot of physical territory on our return flight, my words here are all over the map!] It is 6:30 AM.  We are on the last leg of our epic adventure, traveling on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to ...Read More

Houston, Texas A Happy Accident

One idea. One moment. One thought. One place to start. Before my life is over I want to make sure I do my part. I have a lot to say and a lot of observations to make. But then I get stuck in my ...Read More

Making Our Way to the Austin City Limits Music Festival

I went to bed at 2:00 a.m. I tossed and turned. Between tossing and turning, I checked my email, Facebook and Instagram.  My alarm went off. It was 3:00 a.m. Full of middle-of-the-night-melancholy, I contemplated leaving the boys for the weekend. It never gets ...Read More