Category Archives: Travels

People, Places, Adventures!

Two Stars Too Many

I have a colleague who jokes that to her, camping means any hotel rated less than two stars. Well. All I have to say is that if the hotel I’m staying in right now really is three stars, then to … Continue reading

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Letters from Osaka

As most of you know, I am a communicator/marketer in higher education fundraising. Pasted below are two letters written for the university community by one of our students, an Asian studies major, who is right now living/studying in Osaka. (I … Continue reading

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Mixed Feelings Weekend

We feel so sad and keep checking Facebook and e-mails, hoping to hear from our friends in Japan that they’re okay. I still can’t find the number for Otosan (my Japanese host father) but I’m going to keep looking. We … Continue reading

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My Heart Aches

I cannot even understand/process what is an 8.9 earthquake. It is impossible to watch the devastation unfolding in Japan and believe that the shattering images are of this amazing place I once called home. I look through these old photos … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Really Been Me

I’m not sure that this post will live up to the title because I’m not sure I can honestly say that I know why I haven’t really been me lately. All I know for sure is that I’ve been out … Continue reading

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Dear Teen Teresa

This post was inspired by Tracy. I can’t imagine how awesome it would have been to really have received this when I was, say, 15 or 16! Dear Teen Teresa, There are a few things you need to know so … Continue reading

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Long Time, No Blog

I could say I’ve been so busy (stressed, anxious, preoccupied). Or that my time has been co-opted by my job (husband, Christmas shopping, organizing). Or that I’ve been changing locations daily. Actually, I could say it all. But I won’t … Continue reading

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