Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Tour at Death Valley National Park

Death Valley is one of the most special places I've ever been. The vast, strange, quiet history of the desert is expansive. Every time we've been for a day trip or overnight, I've come home feeling replenished and restored. Well...almost every time. This past visit there was the great "food poisoning of 2018" event...but that … Continue reading Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Tour at Death Valley National Park

Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #10, The Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo

I love the Strip--any of you following along here know that even though I grew up here, I am still as enamored with Las Vegas Boulevard as any tourist is! The problem is though that I can get overwhelmed easily. I'm an introvert that enjoys being in a lively environment with others....to a point. At … Continue reading Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #10, The Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo

Sober on Mother’s Day: What I want to tell my daughter about alcohol

In honor of my first mother's day as an actual mother, I've been thinking about the conversation I'll have with my little one when she gets older about alcohol. As I've said before--this is based on my experience. I have many friends who are able to moderate their alcohol consumption and/or it doesn't have a … Continue reading Sober on Mother’s Day: What I want to tell my daughter about alcohol