Dreaming of White River Rafting down the Arizona Salt River

Have you ever been White River Rafting? In June my husband and I will be celebrating 25 years of marriage! 25 years... How amazing is that? I'd love nothing more than to whisk him away on a little white river rafting adventure... Just the two of us for a few days :-) Cris and I have always loved the outdoors and our girls have been raised with that same adventurous … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Your Travel Plans should Include Travel Medical Insurance

Gripping the seat on either side of me, I braced myself for the arduous journey ahead. Less than ten feet stood between me and the bathroom yet I doubted my wobbly legs would carry me that far. Beads of sweat covered my forehead. The normally soothing clickety-clack of each passing rail a thunderous clap in my throbbing head. Clenching my jaw I tried to ignore the churning bile in my … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Blessings from Thailand

For the first time ever, I am celebrating Thanksgiving far from home and loved ones... I'm halfway around the world, on the beautiful island of Koh Lanta, where I arrived a few short days ago with my beautiful friend Jen Bricker. I've dreamed of coming to this part of the world since my parents shared photos of a trip to India, Nepal and Thailand with my siblings and I when I was younger. So … [Read more...]

Some Goodbyes Are Harder Than Others

My house had been unusually quiet this past week. Two of my daughters are spending the summer in the South of France with my parents. My third daughter is busy writing a book and illustrating a children's story book for a client so she spends many hours quietly working in her room… I can't say I don't enjoy the focussed time I now have as this has been a particularly busy summer for me. I am … [Read more...]