Author Archives: deonne

Writer, Scamper, and mom to Sam the Wonder Pup. Based in Taos, New Mexico and on a mission to see every U.S. National Park. Unabashed fan of '80s power ballads and crossword puzzles.

Back to Basics

The thing about the beach is that everyone wants to be here, even folks who don’t have the means to rent an apartment, much less own a house. It’s beautiful, sure, but it’s expensive and out of reach for most.

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Stepping Into Another Dimension at Glasgow Cathedral

One of the best things about travel is it puts you in new places and situations, practically forcing you to expand your mind and worldview. Which, in the case of my experience at Glasgow Cathedral, was so mind-expanding it took me a year and a half to write about it.

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West of West

There’s something so comforting and also awe-inspiring about the Pacific Ocean.

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What It’s Like In San Diego for the Weekend

Like we talked about last week, sometimes it’s good to get a change of scenery if you need a jolt of fresh energy.

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Shifting Gears

Yesterday I arrived in San Diego for my second annual Get-Work-Done-At-The-Beach retreat. I’ll be here 2-1/2 months, and plan to get a book drafted as well as update the blog and brainstorm new business ideas. 

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Short and Steep

You know what’s great about climate change? Winter hiking is so pleasant!

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If it’s easy, is it meaningful?

That’s the question I asked myself the other night.

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In The Footsteps of Giants

Myth is generally a lot more interesting (to me) than science, though in the case of the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, both are pretty great.

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50 Ways to Feel Better Right Now

I don’t know about you, but I can barely read the news without having a full-blown panic attack.

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Winter Light

One of my favorite annual events in Taos is the Lighting of Ledoux, which kicks off the winter holiday season.

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