Visiting Ashland Oregon – What To Do During a Pandemic

As a young woman, pre-kids, I remember a mentor telling me about the quaint Ashland Oregon.  She raved on about outdoor theaters, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the cute boutiques, and the lovely cafes lining Ashland Creek.  I dreamed of a romantic weekend getaway enjoying the town with my husband.  However, that sadly never happened.  But…

Help! Tips for Flying With Children During a Pandemic

The pandemic is raging but you find yourself with a situation that requires you to get somewhere in a short amount of time…  Flying during a pandemic is scary.  Flying with your children adds another layer of complexity.  But with some planning and some precautions (okay a lot of precautions) you can fly with your…

Wildwood Beach

A long expanse of clean sand with waves of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and lines of motels on the other, it’s a beautiful place to spend the day soaking in sun, playing in sand, and enjoying the water. Plus, if you are lucky you’ll see a little wildlife as well. The nice thing…

Valletta and Birgu

New Years Morning, after a night of drinking and talking until 3am, 6 hung over zombies – I mean 6 strong independent women, and 1 very energetic baby managed to get on a bus, and make it to the Phoenicia Hotel just outside Valletta to start our walking tour of the ancient city. Our tour…