Tribute to My Hillbilly Grandparents: Appalachia Proud

Tribute to My Hillbilly Grandparents: Appalachia Proud
I've been traveling the Appalachian Mountains all of my life, first in the family station wagon, then on my motorcycle. It's gorgeous country, and the people who call it home are often misunderstood. I know this because they are my people.

Holiday Road Trippin’ with ABC Radio

Holiday Road Trippin’ with ABC Radio
Did you hear me interviewed on an ABC radio affiliate today?

The “Ambition Dress” and Extending My Middle Age

The “Ambition Dress” and Extending My Middle Age
Yes, that's me with a group of seniors in Charlotte, North Carolina, as part of the Shepherd Center Author Series. 

West Virginia’s Miss Vickie: Let Go, Let God

West Virginia’s Miss Vickie: Let Go, Let God
My travels have blessed me with countless—countless—chance encounters. From a fry cook walking across America before he goes blind, to a homeless Vietnam veteran, and the people who shared their journeys with cancer with me, I have been blessed, and my character molded by each one of them.

Camping For Beginners with Kids: Free Download

Camping For Beginners with Kids: Free Download

Safety as a Woman Traveling Solo

Safety as a Woman Traveling Solo
I've learned a lot about myself as a woman traveling solo. That's my #1 reason for recommending it.

Monticello and Slavery: Is this Historical Site Family-Friendly?

Monticello and Slavery: Is this Historical Site Family-Friendly?

Celebrating Six Years on a Motorcycle

Celebrating Six Years on a Motorcycle
Six years ago this month I decided to learn to ride a motorcycle. Since then I've traveled 47 states and 5 provinces on my trusty BMW G 650 GS—often solo.

Visit Death Valley Now, the Desert is Blooming!

Visit Death Valley Now, the Desert is Blooming!
After sunset, we took a gravel road that was designed to cross the park. However, we found that it was completely unmarked, which left us to our own devices.

Congrats to Adam Holden-Bache on his Award-Winning Book

Congrats to Adam Holden-Bache on his Award-Winning Book
How to Win at B2B Email Marketing: A Guide to Achieving Success is a pioneering work in the field of email marketing.