View from the Pier: The Santa Cruz Wharf (Santa Cruz, CA)

Santa Cruz is home to one of the first beaches that I visited when I came to Northern California. I had heard of Santa Cruz so often that it was a bit surreal to step foot in its sands for the [...]

Orlando, Florida: Downtown Disney, Universal CityWalk, palm trees and that lizard.

As I mentioned on Tuesday, last week I spent four days in Orlando, Florida for a work conference. The trip itself was a whirlwind. Business-wise, the trip was a success. When it came to [...]

Lake of the Ozarks Restaurants: Paradise Tropical Restaurant, On The Rise, and The Fish & Company

I’ve just come off of a two week travel extravaganza.  We spent the Fourth of July at the Lake of the Ozarks (MO) with Shane’s family and I spent most of this past week in Orlando, FL [...]

Where I’ve been…

Good morning! I am very happy to make a reappearance! I have been excessively busy. I am sure one would come to expect that from someone who named their blog after their hectic schedule. The last [...]

My kind of Saturday: Trader Joe’s (attempt #1), Wheatfields, and Bed Bath and Beyond

My city officially has a Trader Joe’s!  It opened Friday, but we decided to wait until Saturday to check it out. I was mentally prepared to enter a zoo, but this was out of control!  The [...]