Destination Weddings: really quite fabulous!

The image most people have of a Destination Wedding is surf, sand and palm trees. That’s  an option, but not the only one. A destination wedding really just means having the ceremony out of town. Ideally it will be somewhere your guests will want to go–perhaps a place steeped in history or culture. You don’t […]

Happy Anniversary, 9/11

Yesterday was the 9/11 anniversary. It’s been 15 years. For the rest of us, the ones who survived, it’s been almost a generation. We’ve graduated, landed jobs, changed jobs, had children, grandchildren…we’ve married, divorced, dated, remarried…buried aged relatives and friends who had the fortune to pass from natural causes…we’ve even begun suffering the ravages of old age. […]

Rushing River Retreat: For Mind, Body and Spirit

“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.” ― Laura Gilpin Do you find yourself desperately in need of a getaway? Someplace to relax and unwind, even if only for a a day or two? I found a fabulous retreat just an hour from Salem, Oregon, where you can leave […]