#STETupelo: Lisa Niver is the Keynote Speaker!

#STETupelo: Lisa Niver is the Keynote Speaker!

The 2nd annual Southern Travelers Explore Conference February 19th-21st, 2021 is in Tupelo, Mississippi. Bloggers, influencers, journalists, CVBs, DMOs, and those who just love to travel will meet at the Elvis Presley Birthplace Event Center for educational sessions, small group discussions, and a marketplace, while also enjoying Tupelo’s fantastic food scene and experiencing all that the … Continued

Who is The Drew Barrymore Show sending to Fiji?

Bula! On the #DrewBarrymoreShow, Melissa asks Drew for help surprising her incredible friend Angela, who managed to donate to those in need while taking care of her family and Melissa was also battling breast cancer, with the recognition (and the trip) she deserves! Mom’s Time Out is sending Angela to FIJI! She will be staying … Continued

Taking Flat Ben, the Penn Quaker, out on the town!

I wish we were all together this week in person for PENN HOMECOMING!I loved going to the University of Pennsylvania. I loved living in the Quad and I loved learning about Benjamin Franklin! So when The Power of PENN campaign sent out a Penn Ben ala Flat Stanley to take around and photograph I was … Continued

Join us to Celebrate Joannie Parker on her Birthday

Please join us for a celebration of life for Joanne Parker on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 2 p.m. via Zoom. What better day to celebrate Joannie than on what would have been her 87th birthday? To RSVP for the event, click here. The celebration is being organized by Joannie’s daughters, Alison ’83 and Sabrina, and … Continued

The Gift of Kindness: 2020, COVID and Chanukah

I have always loved the stories about Chanukah when a small group of Maccabean soldiers were victorious against powerful King Antiochus and his Greek forces in 165 BCE . Magic happened after the fighting and while there was only enough oil left in the temple to light the lamps for one night, a miracle happened … Continued

Escape into Fiction this Fall

Thank you to Thrive Global for publishing my article, “Escape into Fiction this Fall.” Due to COVID19, I have now been in Los Angeles 230 days. I used to travel nearly half of every month. Since I have not been able to move about, I have been escaping into the locations in some of my favorite fiction … Continued

Birthday Wishes We Said Go Travel News Oct 2020

Oct News 2020 with We Said Go Travel: Due to COVID-19 pandemic, I have been in Los Angeles since March 9, 2020. That is 234 days. I have to say that my birthday this month was much better than I expected. Thank you to all of the friends and family who called, sent text messages and … Continued

PLEASE VOTE NOW 2020

Make your voice count and be heard. VOTE NOW in the USA Presidential Election. It is important to participate and exercise your right to choose. As @VisitLA4Locals says: ‘You may not love the choices, but you don’t have to. It’s not your soul mate or life partner. It is your obligation as a citizen to … Continued

Women Do Need A Lab of Their Own with Rita Colwell

Thank you to Thrive Global for publishing my article, “Women Do Need A Lab of Their Own with Rita Colwell.” In “A Lab of One’s Own: One Woman’s Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science,” Rita Colwell shares her six decade journey of incredible science, discoveries and sexism.  Colwell changed the world with her work to … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel