The first completed project for my "2018 Travel Clothes" list was a dress for the 2018 Native American Literature Symposium. The conference was set for the Mystic Lake Casino in Minneapolis, MN. I was on a panel full of strong Native women, all of us talking about family narratives, and all of us from communities … Continue reading Modern Woodland Dress
This year saw two phenomenal vacation trips for Robert and I. You've already heard a little about our trip to Hawaii, via my recommendations post. The second trip was the much-anticipated trip to the land of heather, Scotch, bagpipes, tartan and thistles. Robert's family has been holding fairly regular family reunions, these past few years. … Continue reading And I, a bird to shelter there, when wearied on my little wing
So, Hawaii ruined a lot of things for us. Particularly food. Oh, it's not that serious. It's just that we had Such. Great. Food! while we were over there that we've had trouble getting used to being back. That isn't to say that food back here is awful. It's just that the food we had … Continue reading Travel Recommendations: Hawaii
You're probably wondering if I'm meeting my self-proclaimed travel clothing goals, since it's largely been radio silence on here. Well, you can rest assured it's because I've: been working away at my list been traveling to far-off places like Hawaii and Albuquerque added a second contract on to my main one at work, so have … Continue reading Holding Pattern
This year is shaping up to be another Year of Travel. I'll be heading to Minnesota in a week to present at the Native American Literature Symposium, followed by a trip to Williamsburg in April for RavenCon (I'm a guest!), traveling to Albuquerque for a work meeting in early May, a week-long trip to Hawaii … Continue reading A-Traveling We Will Go
Two weeks ago, Robert and I flew up to Maine for an end-of-summer vacation. We hadn't been up there for four years, and decided it was past time for another visit. Robert's sister lives in a small town near the coast, and kindly let us stay in her guest room for a week. I've always … Continue reading Taking a Break
No, that's not me mistyping "yee haw." That's me still excited about a little outing I just got back from. I went to Alaska for a work trip last week. It's the second one to Alaska in three months, which just seems incredible to me. I have a personal goal of making it to all … Continue reading Gee Haw!