The Green Monster I was delighted to be invited to write an article about my book, Confessions of a Middle-Aged Runaway, for Anastasia Pollack’s blog, Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers. This blog is primarily devoted to mystery writers, but occasionally an exception is made for other types of books, such as my memoir about my … Continue reading My Article on Anastasia Pollack’s Blog
Avoiding Disaster in Auckland, New Zealand
Sky Tower in Auckland, New Zealand Four days before my husband, Dan, and I were scheduled to fly to Auckland on January 31st, the Auckland International Airport closed because of flooding. It was reported that the city received 75 percent of its usual summer rainfall in fifteen hours, resulting in flash floods. Some of those … Continue reading Avoiding Disaster in Auckland, New Zealand
My Next Adventure—New Zealand
My Newest Pen and Bookmark Holder Those who know me understand that I love a good travel adventure. That’s why I’m excited to tell you about my trip to kiwi land. We’ll be meeting my sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Bob, in Auckland to explore both islands. It’s going to be a great adventure! If … Continue reading My Next Adventure—New Zealand
Author Interview—Raluca Barbu
With the Thanksgiving holiday over, I’m wondering who got stuffed, you or the turkey? Maybe both? I certainly did, with an excellent meal and wonderful time spent with family. The nice thing about the holidays is that we all seem to make extra efforts to spend quality time with people, near and far. Which is … Continue reading Author Interview—Raluca Barbu
Free Zoom Adventuring Presentation!
South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon National Park I was thrilled and honored to be invited to do a Zoom presentation for the Wauconda Area Library in Illinois for their summer Adventuring series. It’s on July 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time. If you’re interested in attending, please contact me through my website (email address … Continue reading Free Zoom Adventuring Presentation!
Bodie’s Adventures in 2022: January 1st – Golden Gate Bridge and Baker Beach
Bodie and the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco I got my people to take me to Baker Beach in San Francisco today to celebrate New Year’s Day. It’s not always easy to transfer my ideas into their heads telepathically—they have a lot of nonsense occupying their brain space—but I managed to get this one to … Continue reading Bodie’s Adventures in 2022: January 1st – Golden Gate Bridge and Baker Beach
My Tripping Up Author Podcast Interview
I was recently invited to be interviewed by Canadian Nina Clapperton for her podcast, Tripping Up. Nina interviews travel authors about the times when their trips didn’t go exactly as planned. It’s a comedy show where she interviews some pretty amazing people who have done some really interesting adventures, like Mt. Everest and around-the-world sailing. … Continue reading My Tripping Up Author Podcast Interview
Virtual Trip #1: Exotic Thailand Adventures (Eating Bugs—Optional)
View from Kayaks in Ao Thalane, Thailand Since most of us are grounded right now and travel is a distant memory, I thought I would relive some of my past trips. This first installment is a trip Dan and I took around the Christmas holidays one year. I was recently invited to write about my … Continue reading Virtual Trip #1: Exotic Thailand Adventures (Eating Bugs—Optional)