Posts filed under ‘Travel’

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

Dear Seattle

Dear Seattle,
Once again, you gave me a wonderful visit! The rain stopped, skies cleared and lo and behold there were the Olympic Mountains (yes! I saw them). Elliott Bay was gorgeous as blue as the sky.

Continue Reading March 10, 2015 at 11:10 am 2 comments

Visiting Chicago for the AFP International Fundraising Conference?

Touristy stuff and great eats in Chicago! Come for the conference enjoy the city!

Continue Reading March 18, 2011 at 9:36 am 1 comment

Lights of LA

I was fortunate to be there for a couple days when California weather was typically perfect – 74F, clear skies, dry. The mountains, not hills, looked liked you could reach out and touch them. The sun shining on the snow way at the top, as if Mother Nature was shining a spot light at the top of the black, brown mountain saying, “See what I created? Appreciate it.”

Continue Reading January 28, 2011 at 10:03 am Leave a comment

The Hills of West Virginia

Despite an airport cut off the top of a mountain (um, yeah – you have to land, stop and take off just right or else), I am looking forward to my trips to Charleston – watching the changing seasons and hills of West Virginia and meeting more great people.

Continue Reading January 27, 2011 at 9:27 am Leave a comment

Kentucky State Fair

I love state fairs and so glad to attend the Kentucky State Fair while in Louisville!

Continue Reading September 10, 2010 at 9:25 am Leave a comment

Villa Finale – National Trust for Historic Preservation – San Antonio

When Villa Finale opens in October – there will be NO velvet ropes. We will be able to walk through this magnificent collector’s home as if we were visiting Walter! The historic King William neighborhood is worth walking through, but Walter Mathis’ Villa Finale and garden are amazing. As is his story. Make plans to see the visitor center now and Villa Finale later!

Continue Reading July 16, 2010 at 9:10 am Leave a comment

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