Today marks the anniversary of the first US space walk by Ed White in 1965. While I wasn’t alive for this special moment in history, as a youngster, I participated in an equally monumental event…the debut of the movie Space Camp. I knew instantly, upon watching Andie and Rudy deal successfully with their accidental launch into orbit, […]
My mom and I try to take at least one substantial trip a year together. My mom loves to buy us matching bags before we leave for the trips. One year she bought us these: And another year she got truly hideous HUGE old school black fanny packs from Walmart. She fell in love […]
I don’t turn green very often. But every time I step onto a plane, rage and envy mutate me into the Incredible Hulk as I’m forced to look down at everyone seated, so wonderfully comfortably, in their cushiony first class seats. I’ve tried to walk through with my eyes shut before. This didn’t work so […]
For the past few months, I’ve been trying to lose weight. Recently, I decided I will stop dieting and instead take a trip down to Crystal Springs to frolick with the manatees. Swimming next to a thirteen hundred pound sea cow has to make a girl feel small, right?!? In all seriousness, I once had […]
A few years ago I almost signed myself for 10 days of awesome adventure with experts and a troupe of awesome women. It didn’t work out, but I’ve dreamed of it ever since. Woof Woof. Anybody done an actual dog sledding adventure and not just a couple hour excursion?
I like to spend a few moments each day thinking about a place I really want to go or an experience I’d really like to have. I hate being cold almost more than anything else in the world. But, I’d be willing to suck it up for this. Anybody been here?