Tag Archives: childhood

The Great Family Vacation

I was in love with the movie “The Great Outdoors” growing up.

“How about the gourmet here?!”

It was right up there with “Vacation” in terms of how it spoke to my family’s epic DIY vacations in the 80s. While Chevy Chase’s “Clark Griswold” nailed my father so much so that we’re still calling him that, 35 years after Vacation debuted (they even looked alike, for crying out loud)… Continue reading

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Starting Back Up

Paradise.

Paradise.

Summer Shutdown was the stuff of dreams for a whirling dervish of stressiness like me.

As I sit here on my last evening shut down, getting organized to go back to work tomorrow and “processing” all my photos and follow up from an amazing ten days at my beautiful mountain home, I’m overcome with gratitude at being forced into time off at the peak of summer, along with every other person in my company. I had not a single ounce of work stress nor worry while I was away. I got to sleep in, go off the grid into the mountains every day, ignore my phone, ignore my email, and when I finally checked back in, there was NOTHING waiting for me.  Continue reading

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Friday Flashback

Coolest way to start your Friday?

Find a random picture from 25 years ago in your inbox, delivered by a very old friend. Along with a “good times.” Just because.

Suzy, Sarah, Anne, Lisa, Laura. Aboard the Mar-Sa-Li II at the DYC in the 80s. Check out my rockstar tan and my sweet stonewashed jean shorts! what a babe...

Suzy, Sarah, Anne, Lisa, Laura. Aboard the Mar-Sa-Li II at the DYC in the 80s. Check out my rockstar tan and my sweet stonewashed jean shorts! what a babe…

Hope I get one of these every Friday!

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