Tag: Real Life

Happy New Year 2017

It’s a new year — and a new time!  After much thought, I’ve decided to stop maintaining a regular blog.  I’ll still write articles from time to time, but my new focus will be on compiling my thoughts and stories into full-scale books.  It’s been a personal dream of mine to become an author, although

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Kids in New Zealand, Part 2 (South Island – Te Anau & Fiordland National Park)

After five days of exploring the North Island, we hopped on Jetstar for a quick flight down to the South Island.  Or so we thought.  Jetstar, while economical, is notorious for delays.  We didn’t get lucky on our flight down: we were delayed nearly 3 hours and had to figure out how to pass the

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Finding Headspace when Work & Life get the Better of You.

The past few months have been rough.  Life’s gotten busier:  my little girl turned two; I had to start thinking about school plans for my son who starts kindergarten in the fall; my husband and I are planning a family vacation to New Zealand in 4 weeks; we’ve been doing a lot of work in

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48 Hours in Yangon

My trip to Myanmar in January was for work, but it was intensely sentimental as well.  Myanmar (or Burma, as it’s popularly known) never shut down for tourism, per se, but it only recently opened its doors to significant international trade in 2013 – and literally overnight, it shifted from a hidden world lost in

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