Tag Archives: Vacation

vacation planning

Travel Stars

What’s coming along with me as we hit the road…

upstate NY

Upstate of Mind

Our annual pilgrimage to Upstate New York involved wine, worms and wide open spaces.

blackberry farm

Blackberry Farm

I was lucky enough to spend a handful of days last week at Blackberry Farm. Situated right on the cusp of the Smokey Mountains in Tennessee, this spectacular resort embodies Southern hospitality and grace in the most enchanting of ways.


Nantucket was great, but there’s no place like home. My garden didn’t seem to notice that I was out of town for two weeks—it kept right on growing.

Spring Break

Leaving our rainy California spring to escape to the warmth of Mexico was fantastic. Our spring-break vacation was the perfect way for our family to spend time together and just relax before going home to our busy schedules. Regular updates will resume next week, but for now, here are a few snapshots I took while I was there: