My heart tears when I bid farewell

Although I’m extremely lucky to be able to visit my friends and family overseas and out-of-state, every Christmas and Summer, my heart tears a little every time I bid farewell. However normal this feeling is, it seems new every single time. It doesn’t get easier no matter how many years I’ve been through it. When […]

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At long last, chucking my 18-month planner!

It’s only the beginning of December and I already purchased the 2017 planner. I’m so done with the last 18-month rollercoaster ride! It’s no wonder my doctor suspected a mini heart attack! But I’m here and ready to enjoy the new year ahead. I’m armed with hope, a backpack full of resilience and an open mind […]

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The Basque Country; the best-kept secret

We only get to know our country once we leave it, such is my experience. Although I was born in the United States, I was raised in Spain, living there from the age of 2 until I hit 30, when I moved to San Francisco. Since then, for the last 20 years, I have come to […]

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8 Gift ideas for travelers.

For those who love to travel or just have to, there is always something you can get them to make their travel easier. These are the best travel gifts I’ve come across which will be highly appreciated. The cord taco. A set of three to conveniently keep your cords separate, untangled and safe in cute leather […]

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