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  • Mind & Body

    The Travel Paradox

    All my life, I’ve lived with this paradox: I love exploring new places, but I hate to travel. This is true in spite of the fact that I spent many huffy teenage hours at…

  • New Directions

    How to Pack the Perfect Carry-On Bag

    This post contains affiliate links. Are you a carry-on-only person? In this era of pay-to-check baggage fees–and serious restrictions on what you can bring into the cabin of an airplane–more people are moving in…

  • New Directions

    Our Week at Galley Bay

    When Mike and I decided that it was finally time to take the honeymoon we couldn’t afford 27 years ago, we started looking for a destination that would make both of us happy. Since…

  • Sea
    New Directions

    Things I Learned From the Sea

    I’m back after a fantastic week in Antigua–still severely jet lagged, still digging out from under a mountain of laundry, but back nevertheless. So, while I’m still settling into the regular routine of my…

  • New Directions

    Packing for Paradise

    I can’t believe Mike and I are less than one week away from our trip to Antigua! I’ve had to restrain myself from starting the packing process already, reminding myself that a.) I don’t…