Notes from Home: Lessons, Love & Looking Back

January 2, 2023Notes from Home

Seven years ago today, I set out on an adventure that I had no way of knowing would still be going strong. On January 2, 2016, after months of exploring an idea that had stubbornly planted itself inside my entire being, I pressed publish and began sharing a deeply important part of my life with … Read More

Notes from Home: Travel Lessons from a Long-Ago Honeymoon

January 21, 2019Notes from Home

“One’s mind stretched to a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. The hope and excitement in her eyes make me smile in the deepest of places. After weeks of pouring over the seemingly infinite details that come with planning a wedding, our daughter Emily is telling me … Read More

Stranded in Santorini: My Big Fat Greek Lesson

February 22, 2016Greece

The tour was a gift from our travel agent. A day in Santorini with a well-known guide, someone who was passionate about Greece and – as a bonus – was a photographer. “He has shown some very famous people around the island,” our agent had said, “and he will take wonderful pictures of your family. … Read More