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Maine

Living in New England it’s hard to go a few months without visiting another state, so different than the life I had growing up in the long state of California! We visit Maine, probably at least three times a year, if not more. Every season it has something different to offer and...

Washington D.C.

It took me a long time to visit our country’s capital, 35 years to be exact. I’m not entirely sure why, it’s always been on my list, especially to go when the cherry trees are in bloom. Which we missed this year by a week or so, but it was still beautiful.  For fifteen...

Maine

Maine, worth a visit, worth a lifetime, it reads as you drive over the state line. And it’s true. It’s idyllic and simple and slow and the air smells cleaner and the sky looks wider and the trees greener. A drive along the coast of Maine is one of our favorite road trips...

Martha’s Vineyard

All last year we took a bit of travel break, I was pregnant with our youngest, Clementine, and had been advised not to travel far, due to expected complications in the pregnancy. We were able to take two trips last summer, the first being to the Vineyard, as we say in Boston. I have...

Ireland

The first time I ever flew to Ireland was the most profound landing of my life. I remember so clearly, sitting next to my mother, and the feeling of coming home washing over me, though I’d never been to the island before.  But home overcame me and nestled into both my bones and my spirit...

Iceland

Is there a more marvelous land than Iceland? It is truly otherworldly. We would just find ourselves marveling at the vast starkness of the land and how incredibly rich, yet barren it feels. The black sand beaches, the glaciers, the thermal pools, both salt water and fresh. Our trip to...