Archive for 2018

It’s All About Balance

Life seems to be all about balance. For example, the joy found in spending time with people versus craving moments on our own. The urge to travel–exploring new lands and never-had-before meals–in contrast with the desire for a home base with some favorite go-to foods and hangout spots. Having fun, versus moments for more seriousness […]

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Marveling at Mexico City, San Miguel de Allende, and Guanajuato

Reprinting a favorite from a lovely trip. Venturing through Mexico is definitely doable, though it takes research and resourcefulness, especially as a vegan. Efforts are needed to avoid lard, chicken stock, and other animal ingredients while also dodging stomach issues that may arise from local unbottled water or produce that has not been cooked or […]

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Beauty is Everywhere!

One fun thing about all the trips I took this summer was seeing artistic, inspirational messages in the various airport shops I passed through, whether in Seattle, San Francisco, or Mexico. Many of us get tired from all the processes involved in traveling, from taking Ubers to passing through security to searching for a decent […]

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Picture Perfect Pacific Northwest

I forgot how absolutely beautiful the Pacific Northwest is, especially on warm summer days. It’s been a great time visiting loved ones and some old haunts where I went to college in Bellingham, WA.         No tags for this post.

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Thinking of Kauai, Hawaii

Kauai has been one of my family’s homes for decades and is such a special place to many. I am hoping we all send great, positive thoughts to the gorgeous island as the locals recover from the flood. Photo by a dear friend and artist Elsa Flores Almaraz. No tags for this post.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

Beautiful Art in Mexico

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Tuesday, March 6th, 2018