Is America the greatest country in the world? If I say yes, does that make me ethnocentric? If I say no, does that make me un-patriotic? There seem to be no shortage of opinions on the subject, with some saying it’s so certain the question isn’t even up for debate while others think America is certainly not the greatest country in the world. As for me, I think…
There’s a new love in my life. Cycling. While for me, pedaling will always play second fiddle to making turns on the slopes, I’m loving the new adventure in my life. I’m also reminded that I only have time to make these new discoveries because of the way we’ve designed our life. This is the life we chose.
Some of the best restaurants in the world are located in Santa Barbara. In fact, Santa Barbara has the second-highest restaurant to person ratio in the United States. With so many places, it’s hard to decide where to go, but I took at stab at making a list of 10 of my favorites. Not really a “Top 10″ list — just 10 places I love!
When I’m not skiing or having fun with my family, one of the ways I make money is as a major gifts fundraising consultant for non-profit organizations. Often, I travel with the organizations I work with, usually with a staff member who’s relatively early on in his or her career. While I run formal training sessions where the full staff of these organizations are assembled, these times on the road are really informal training sessions. When we’re not actually in [...]
With winter behind us and the ski resorts closing for the season, our home in Tahoe began to transition from being our mountain oasis to being a burden. We felt more than an itch to get out of town. We felt compelled! In our sleep deprived states resulting from a new baby in our house, maybe all of our conclusions aren’t reached rationally. There was no denying the fact, though, that we were ready to move. Last week we spent [...]