Have you ever thought about what it means to see someone, truly? Have you ever wished to be understood – completely? I have. We live in a society of “Next”.  A swipe generation that can instantly ‘like’ and move on without consequence.  We have so many options vying for our attention.  It’s a world ofContinue reading

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I like to travel: for work and for pleasure.  I like living in different places.  That’s the “gypsy” in me, but sometimes it can be unsettling.  When nothing seems familiar, when your anchor escapes you, when you’re in transition – how do you find your rhythm?  What makes you feel “at home” even if youContinue reading

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Brooke Ziegler and Matt Hussey engagment

I love this man that holds my hand. I’ll have to get used to calling him my fiance! Stay tuned as I write more about our story and share tips from a Native Gypsies bride (AKA the anti-bridezilla), as days pass. If you have any NG-style wedding inspiration from your big day for ours, please do share! TheContinue reading

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When Jesus said we should “become as little children” (Matt. 18) and Bob Dylan said, “stay forever young“, I somehow don’t think either of them meant just a little bit more plastic surgery, a nip & tuck, and a party. Makes me think about Los Angeles… a.k.a. “La La Land”, a.k.a. “Neverland” where Peter PanContinue reading

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Sometimes you need a break.  Sometimes the sun and the open road and the possibility of something fresh, wild and windy is just enticing.  Sometimes you need to laugh and breathe and forget and discover at the same time.  Sometimes – it’s just time. Let the sun seduce you into it’s hazy rays, crisp youContinue reading

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Recycle or Die.

In Bolzano, Italy, where everyone speaks German or Italian (or both), everyone understands this universal message. I spotted a beautiful Italian woman at an outdoor hotel concert event and couldn’t take my eyes off her (bag). Confidently, I strolled over her way, introduced myself and complimented her. Men, take some tips! She was all smiles as she showedContinue reading

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Practice getting out of your own way. Take it easy a little. Stop fretting, stop meddling. Take a deep breath. Count to ten, and look around to see who and what is already in your life. Step back to get a full, clear view and proper perspective, and let your road take you where it will.

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mean memes

  I’m prefacing this article by saying I’m not a meme hater. Who didn’t love the Ryan Gosling ‘Hey girl‘ memes? Even straight men can appreciate the humor. Lately, though, memes are becoming a lot more, well, mean. If you’re not familiar, Dictionary.Com defines a meme as a cultural item in the form of anContinue reading

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