October News: Happy New Year and Caribbean Birthday Trip Where did I go in October? At the beginning of the month, it was Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur and I celebrated the new year of 5777 with family and friends in Los Angeles. I love this quote from Shimon Peres, I think it sums up the … Continued

This article was first published at Sheknows as:  Being 300 feet in the air can give you the change in perspective you need: Get out of your head by climbing and dining in tall monuments Zig Ziglar said, “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” Changing perspective can bring a surprising new view of … Continued

Did you ever think about a project and decide, “I could never do that!” When I heard about Tammilee’s project to do 40 new things before she was 40, I said, “How can I do 50 new things before I am 50? That would be nearly one a week!” And then someone recommended me to … Continued

We continue our trip through Italy hosted by Luxury Gold Escorted tours by Insight Vacations with Lisa Niver.  Don’t miss anything! Read Part 1 and Part 2. 21. The Verona Market The market in Verona is full of fabulous foods, including sandwiches, pastries, cookies, meats and anything else you can imagine.  The hot apple strudel was simply … Continued

Between Rosh Hashannah and Yom Kippur, the days of Jewish New Year, it is a time to reflect, remember and decide how to spend the coming year. I participate at Stephen Wise Temple in Los Angeles nearly every Shabbat and am thrilled to be with my family for this time of The Days of Awe. We … Continued

After traveling to over 100 countries I am often asked, “Where is your favorite place to travel?” My answer depends on what you searching for.  I have favorite places to go SCUBA diving, skiing, to get away from technology and places I cannot wait to explore. I want to share six places that when I … Continued

We continue our video trip through Italy hosted by Insight Vacations Luxury Gold with Lisa Niver.  See part 1 here. 11.Umbrian Weaving Collective at Giuditta Brozzetti Marta Cucchi was amazing to watch and was very informative on how Umbrian weaving is done.  We even got to learn how to do it ourselves.  Her grandmother started the business … Continued

Are you wondering what are the Big Magic Secrets to living a Creative Life Beyond Fear? My path has been full of bumps in the road and the most important thing is as Elizabeth Gilbert says in her book, “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear:”   “Next, next, next—always next. Keep moving, keep going. Whatever … Continued