From the category archives:


What Kind of Day Are You Creating for Yourself?

November 1, 2012

Doug and I were camping and literally ‘driving off the beaten track’ last week in Anza Borrego Desert State Park. We camped in Hawk Canyon, one of our favorite places in the park. We went there because the wind was gusting hard, making it impossible for me to relax and enjoy where we were. When […]

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Get Out of the House…and Play!

October 8, 2012

Doug and I recently returned from visiting my brother and his wife in Estes Park, Colorado, near Rocky Mountain National Park. To add to the excitement, we took our 5-year-old grandson Sebastian. This is Sebastian’s first airplane flight since he was an infant, and I don’t know which of us is more excited – him […]

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Tip #5 ~ The Importance of Being Adventurous with Your Child

August 13, 2012

Today is the first day of my book giveaway and I have a new video for you. You can read about both below. “Joyous Child Joyous Parent” Book Giveaway From now until midnight, Friday, August 24, I am giving all of my printed books away for F.REE. And you are welcome to get additional copies […]

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My Adventures in Slovenia!!

June 16, 2011

On Tuesday morning I left Rovinj in Croatia and made my way to Divaca, a much smaller village than I expected in Slovenia. I came here wanting to see two things – the Lippizan Stud Farm where the breed began about 600 years ago and Skocgian Cave. My guidebook said there were taxis to take […]

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My Adventure Continues…Plitvice National Park and Cres Island

June 13, 2011

Last Thursday – I walked at Plitvice Lakes National Park for about 6 hours. It is a huge, beautiful, not-to-be-missed series or lakes, waterfalls, and water literally rushing everywhere in Croatia. It was glorious and so nice to have some quality water time, being a Pisces. It was everywhere and it was that gorgeous turquoise […]

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A Day in the Life of an Independent Solo Traveling Woman

June 10, 2011

Everything went well today, even though it had a couple of interesting moments. BTW,  I sprained my foot a few days ago and you would never know it now. It feels perfect…100% Hard to leave my new friends – hotel staff – in Sarajevo. They were sad to see me go. They took such great […]

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