Posts filed under ‘Travel’

Philanthropic Breather

No matter how much self care you practice (or not) – more than a weekend is required for those of us in philanthropy to recharge.

Continue Reading October 27, 2020 at 9:55 am Leave a comment

Fresh Air

A nearby park works or a walk anywhere to nowhere. I recommend air, space, distance from life for 5 minutes or 5 hours.

Continue Reading October 4, 2020 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

A Year Later – September 26

Who knew a fundraiser with a couple decades of experience would be recruited to live in and work in Australia? I have always been a “leap and the net will appear” sort of person. While some thought I was crazy to contemplate let alone actually do it, this was not my first overseas rodeo.

Continue Reading September 26, 2019 at 8:45 am

Home

As a reformed road warrior and now Australia based traveler, what I know for sure is…home is wherever you happen to be. Having recently returned from my first trip back to the US since leaving in January 2016 – home is wherever your heart and people are.

Continue Reading May 19, 2017 at 4:20 pm Leave a comment

Hello USA

You know they say you can never go home again? Well that is true and false depending on how to define “home”.

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Wave of Immigration

You may know I am less than a year into my expat life of an American citizen living and working in Australia. If we know there has been a wave of refugee movement like we’ve never seen before – I believe, after this US election, there will be a second big wave of people moving from country to country – legally and illegally.

Continue Reading November 24, 2016 at 9:17 am Leave a comment

Moving Away from “Home”

I truly believe “home” is wherever you are. I traveled a lot for work and pleasure in my career – every hotel room was “home” at the end of the day.

Continue Reading March 11, 2016 at 8:30 am 2 comments

I Moved to Melbourne….Australia!

I moved to Melbourne Australia! So excited for a new city, climate and job!

Continue Reading January 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm 4 comments

Virtual Reality Cultivation and Fundraising

Ok so you gamers are way ahead of me – but this is an amazing opportunity to see shoes delivered, staff and children interacting and the place in which Toms (and your purchase) is making a difference. It is a great way of showing off our nonprofit missions! You and your donors will be there. And you better believe organizations are already using it…..Charity Water leading the way (again).

Continue Reading December 1, 2015 at 10:02 am Leave a comment

Melbourne 2015

I have had a long distance love affair with Australia since my Junior Year Abroad. I am fortunate to have visited many times. I just returned from a great trip to Melbourne and the city did not disappoint.

Continue Reading November 30, 2015 at 10:05 am 1 comment

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