Hollywood Dreamin’

“When things don’t go right, go left.” Just kidding, always go right. Dave and I had been looking forward to seeing one of our favorite band’s “Lord Huron” for months. They had announced a five-night run in their hometown of LA and we had purchased tickets for Friday and Saturday night. The sunset behind me…

Sweet Home Minnesota

When you decided to fly from your nest, it can get quite lonely when you realize most your family and friends are back where you grew up. You miss out on a lot. You miss the traditional holidays and family cookouts but you’re also missing so much more. You miss out on the driveway bonfires…

SB Livin’

“My roots have grown but I don’t know where they are…” The best part of moving is having a brand new city to explore: new sights to see, new treats to taste, new wines to sample and more things to feel. I came to Santa Barbara kicking and screaming. I did not want to move…

The Christmas List

“I need your list…” my mother threatens me again as if that will make me suddenly create a list in my mind of materialistic items I desire.  Sure, I could probably come up with a list of fashionable, practical, designer and beautiful things that would be nice to have. But, I don’t need any of it.…

C’est La Vie

I have no answers. No insightful things to say. No advice to be given. All I have are a bunch of questions roaming around in my head. As the days go on so does our life. Turning the page, closing one chapter and starting a new one. Goodbyes are never easy and always seem to…