I Forgot My Mantra: Writing Caravanning and Seeking the Real
I Forgot My Mantra: Ramblings of a liberal elitist, seeker, writer, yogi & momma. Get on my bus and enjoy my ride as I write about this mysterious, hysterical and kind-of deep life I live in.
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Art History, Destinations, Short Story, Travel / 25.02.2019

“Conscience is a man’s compass” ~ Vincent van Gogh Each year on the day after Christmas my husband Steve and I go on a kid-less vacation.  Our alone time is rare and so coveted that we put a lot of thought into making the most of our retreat. Thankfully, my kids have super indulgent grandparents who watch my boys at their charming house in my hometown of Philadelphia. After over a decade of this tradition, we have exhausted our favorite destinations in the Caribbean… all the sand and surf started...

Biography, Inspiration, Instagram, Opinion, Trends / 27.11.2018

“Time tends to collapse on the internet. There are no seasons, only epochs of memes.” - New York magazine   Days turned into weeks, then months, and now it’s almost been a year since my last blog post. I've tumbled down the Instagram rabbit hole and I'm disorientated.  In August 2016, Instagram cloned Snapchat's best product, stories. I remember when Instagram stories came out and I thought I would never waste my time uploading my life in 15 second increments. But now I find myself a hypocrite as I shamelessly stage...

Inspiration, Motherhood, Recipes / 17.11.2018

Make it Your Own. Honoring Tradition: Family Rituals & Recipes   Is there a scent that takes you back to the sweetness of your childhood?  During the holidays did your family share a traditional meal together? Is there a holiday movie you watched ritually each season, like Elf, It’s a Wonderful Life, or Home Alone? Do you crave the taste of a traditional family recipe from your or someone dear to you?   Traditions are stories or rituals that are passed on from generation to generation. Traditions give us a sense of...