While visiting my dear friend Alex in Vermont, I met and spent quite a bit of time with the lovely and witty Gwen Huneck who is “the woman behind the curtain” in the world of her artist husband Stephen Huneck and their love of dog’s seen in his paintings, carvings, books and their dog-centric place [...]
So, here I find myself grabbing my new Patagonia hiking boots from PlanetShoes.com again. Every summer I go to South Dakota and camp with friends. It’s pretty much due north from Austin and I have a few good choices of routes to take. My favorite is U.S. Route 83 which stretches from Texas to North Dakota. It’s almost [...]
In 2007, I had the opportunity to stay at Knoll Farm in Vermont for a week with a group of very inspiring environmentalists. My daughter dubbed the adventure “Farm Camp” and it stuck. The forward-thinking Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation thought it would be a good idea for a few of us to go up to [...]
This Green Divas is a consummate road warrior. I usually travel alone, but this time, I got to travel with my daughter-in-law from New Jersey to Austin, TX. Some would see the trip as being stuck in a car for a few days. I see it as having a chance to have my daughter-in-law all to myself for a few days. And if I am traveling on my own, I get excited about catching up on some books-on-tape or working on some language skills, etc. Here are some of the ways I take care of myself while on the road so that I am not burned out when I arrive.