Massachusetts and Maine

September 2019 Growing up, I’d visit Vermont where my mom went for her meditation/heart work group, and Massachusetts where my Aunt Barb and cousins lived. But I hadn’t been back to New England in 15 years! I booked a solo flight and rented a car by myself (first time!), thought I was going to die […]

Valdosta Does NOT Suck

When I said I wanted to visit Valdosta, pretty much everyone asked “Why” or laughed and said, “Valdosta sucks.” One friend elaborated, “The energy there is very dense and unpleasant.” Hahahaa! Only one friend had positive things to say but they were unable to come with me this time. I don’t know how I got […]

Return to Arabia Mountain

Monadnocks rolling out the red carpet back in February. I’ve wanted to see this for years but kept visiting too early or too late. What a treat to finally see this rare red diamorpha pooling atop the mountain! Here’s to trying to catch it in full bloom next year. And dim sum at Canton House. […]

The Rock Garden

October 2018 Tucked behind a church in Calhoun Georgia are 50+ fairy sized structures of castles, cathedrals, houses, and more – all volunteer-crafted with pebbles, cement, wire, glass, and seashells! The detail is precious but there is no gallery preciousness to the space. It is so cool that kids can climb all over the castles […]

Reliving Florida

My Pisces Birthday Twin, Jessica, and I went to Crystal Springs, Florida right when things were starting to get hairy (mid-March, Friday the 13th!). Nothing had closed yet and no one was staying home but you could feel the shift. I know America should’ve been sheltering in place much earlier, but I’m so thankful we […]