An Adventure A Day

Because "life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all" – Helen Keller

Winter in Colorado

Winter in Colorado

I spent the first 18 years of my life in a sleepy town in Upstate NY. Since then I have lived in 16 cities in 9 states in 3 countries. I attended colleges in 3 states. I have a BA and an MA. I have worked for 2 newspapers, 2 museums, a bank, and a tourism bureau. I was a member of both the National Guard and the Army Reserve. Since the birth of my oldest child I have been a stay at home mom. I am the spouse of an active duty service member.

The idea for this blog came after talking to my husband about the difficulty of assimilation into a new culture. I felt more prepared than most people when they head to a foreign country. While I didn’t speak the language, I had studied the history, the culture, and the theories of international communication. I’ll be fine right? Well, yes and no.

This is a collection of my stories. My adventures, the way I see things and the world. This is not chronological progression. These are my travels and adventures through the lens of my experience. Coming to you now from the Eternal City – Rome.

Have a comment? A question you’d like to ask? Leave a comment or fill out the form below. I’d love to hear from you!

All words and images are my own, unless otherwise noted.

11 thoughts on “Me

  1. An Aventure a Day is a good motto!


  2. Tanzalongs says:

    Interesting blog concept – certainly of interest as we move to a completely new culture!


    1. Thanks so much for stopping by! Good luck with your move, transitioning to a new culture can be a challenge, but it is also marvelously enriching experience!


  3. gpcox says:

    Great to be here, finally!


  4. Jeddah Blog says:

    Thanks for stopping by Jeddah Blog !


  5. Hello…

    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog, that led me here.

    Your posts are really interesting with a wide range of topics been discussed and some beautiful images.

    Thanks for sharing and have a great time 🙂


    1. hank you so much for your kind words, I’m so glad you stopped by! You have a really lovely blog as well, I’m looking forward to exploring it. 🙂


  6. bellamonte says:

    HI! Just found your blogpost about back to school shopping and I linked it to my blog. I’m looking forward to reading more of your adventures! I’m a German in the Silicon Valley.


    1. Hi! I’m so glad you found me, thank you so much for stopping by. I appreciate the link, and enjoyed your post!

      Liked by 1 person

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