How To Make New Friends Via Ceramic Duck Larceny

Hey so, in case you've been under a rock and didn't know . . . I now live in New Orleans, in the Faubourg Marigny neighborhood. I'm pretty good at making new friends, but I [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|Categories: New Orleans Life, Random Adventures, Venice Life|1 Comment

My Most Important Blog Post You’ll Ever Read

I have a secret. Imagine me whispering it in your ear. Because I sure as hell can't say it out loud. I haven't written for almost a year. An entire year. And I'm not just [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Categories: Alabama Life|18 Comments

Heartbroken To Tell You I’m Leaving LA

I've been nauseous all day trying to write this post. But first, let's go way back . . . Way back at the turn of the century, as I prepared to leave Nashville for Los Angeles, [...]

By |May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Planned Adventures, Venice Life|Tags: , |14 Comments

The Unsolicited Directors Of Entertainment

So, Cancun and Playa Del Carmen are crawling with private resorts. Our first apartment in Playa was right behind a giant all-inclusive resort. Of course, this made us curious about the place. But at over [...]

By |April 16th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Mexico Life, Random Adventures|Tags: , |0 Comments
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How To Save Money For Your Travel

We bankroll our adventures by having clear, focused financial goals. There's no one right way to do it, but here are some quick tips that have worked for us. We planned for years - both for the [...]

By |April 10th, 2016|Categories: Foreign Travel, Money, US Travel|0 Comments

Channel The Magical Unicorn For 2016

For my road map of 2016, I was encouraged to compile the most complete, hilarious, serious, bold and unabashed list of my positive traits - of everything I have going for me. A love letter [...]

By |January 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Muck This Interview – With Artist Jules Muck.

Venice Beach artist Jules Muck talks about what it was like developing her fine art chops from the roots of the graffiti world, how she saved her art from rehab and we dish on how [...]

The Sistine Chapel – A Blank Canvas For Smells

Years ago, when I was all full of bullshit and youthful idealism about travel, I liked to get all dreamy-eyed and say to anyone who would listen, "I want to know what the Sistine Chapel [...]

By |December 16th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

My Christmas Present To Lizette. And Myself. A Moratorium On The Word “Stupid.”

It started as a vision I had one morning this summer on our road trip. I woke up before daybreak in the steamy Florida gulf, hung over from one too many rum runners the day [...]

By |December 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |4 Comments

Living In Mexico – Sort Of, For Now . . .

Living in Mexico - sort of, for now . . . with a general overview of the last six months . . . So Matt and I basically raced across the United States and Europe [...]

By |December 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|12 Comments