Posts Categorized: Travel

Douro Valley doc

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One of the most magical parts of my honeymoon was the few days we spent in Douro Valley in Portugal. It is probably the most breathtaking part of the world I’ve ever seen–wine or no wine–and completely in another league in comparison to places like Napa and Provence. (Vino regions I also adore.) Although Douro produces a… Read more »

Travel Page: San Fran + LA

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In a few short weeks, I’m San Francisco- and LA-bound. First, for a wedding up north at a place called the Cheese School (hello, dream venue), then I’m headed south to see my sis. I’m so excited–but I’m also making lengthy lists of all the fun things going I can’t wait to do and see. Here,… Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, dear readers! What do you have planned for the weekend? I’m actually off on a solo trip to Maine for a mini family reunion with my cousins — one of whom is visiting all the way from Memphis. This week has been so hot, I might actually dip my toe in the frigid Atlantic Ocean…. Read more »

Writing vs. Music

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Several years ago, someone asked me: How would you describe your writing process? One thing that immediately came to mind was the fact that, as I write (or type, rather), I need to be able to speak through each sentence out loud in my head. It sounds strange, but I think that hearing the rhythm is what… Read more »

Travel Page: San Francisco

Last week, Matt and I popped out to San Francisco for a super quick trip to meet his darling baby niece. She’s a cutie pie! Matt was working a bit while we were out there, so, in addition to seeing family, I had some time to sight see and explore. Read on for more details… Read more »