Women’s Weekend Away at the Apple Farm Inn

A couple of times a year, my sister, her bff, my sister-in-law, and I sneak away on a girls' weekend to this quaint little piece of heaven on earth, the Apple Farm Inn. I’m writing from my favorite nook on the top floor of the Inn located in San Luis Obispo. A plaid chair nestles …

A Writing Retreat

This week I nestled to write in a luxurious vacation home in the mountains above Edwards, Colorado, a gift from Kay Johnson's sister-in-law. Kay and I reunited through Facebook and hadn't seen each other for twenty-eight years. Previously, we had danced in an international performing arts team together. So when Kay's sister-in-law offered her home for …

Repose Country Style

Repose: calm, quiet, stop…ceasing from life's have to's; taking the time to reflect; spending time with life-long friends. This is my personalized definition of repose. I need these times of removal from my typical life because they provide perspective. This week's agenda? I'm visiting my best friend and her family in Colbert, Washington. Indulge me …