Tag: travel

GUEST POST — Travel: One is the Magic Number

This is a Guest Post by Cheese-It DeLonda Dowling. Or is it DeRhonda? Delores? Jane? (People butcher our names all the time. I often get “Sara” like I’ve misspelled my own name by typing “Saya” and someone is politely correcting me. So now we joke-not joke about it…) DeLonda came into my life when she Read more…

GUEST POST: (Beer) Planning When Traveling

A Guest Post by one of my favorite people — “New Friend” turned “Boyfriend” turned “Husband” turned “Best Friend” — on two of my favorite topics (organization/planning & travel) and not one of my favorite topics (beer)! Even if you’re not into said-libation, this’ll give you some wonderful insight into how to make your next trip more efficient Read more…

TRAVEL: Portland, Maine

Best Friend and I are just back from ten days in Maine, on a personal turned work’ish trip (more on this in another post). If you haven’t explored this area of the world, and you like food and natural beauty, definitely put Maine on your Wanderlust List! We return 73 (happy) pounds heavier and with a Read more…

PARTY OF ONE: Why your password should be Iwilltr@velso1o

This is a Guest Post by Stacy Armistead. I got to know her over the years via her participation in the inaugural a capella Fear Experiment℠ group, as an Idea Potluck Dish, and consistent Cheese-It participant in online and offline communities. One thing she no longer is is a Chicagoan. Boo. Yay. I’m always sad to lose Read more…

Words I never thought I’d say: is it time for me to leave Chicago?

I always knew I’d have kids. It was a deal-breaker. If a guy didn’t want ’em, I didn’t want him. And then two things happened, almost simultaneously — I met my now husband My business exploded It’s been five years. And with each passing year, my desire for Saya Junior lessens. I won’t go into detail here about Read more…