24th Birthday

                 Feeling so blessed to be spending this birthday holiday with the love of my life in Cape Verde.  Beautiful beach, blue ocean, another bottle of wine from the Riu Karamboa Resort with a nice letter, got to watch my sweet kite-surf in terrible winds and get […]

Winner

We have a WINNER for my 100th country competition. For those of you who didn’t hear, a MASSIVE congratulations to Brittany Fuller for guessing CAPE VERDE and winning a copy of “Backpacks and Bra Straps” book two in the series Sihpromatum which will be released in October 2014. […]

100th COUNTRY COMPETITION

Today I did something quite amazing. I booked a trip. To my 100th country!!!! AAAaaahhh!!!! Whoever can guess WHERE I will be celebrating my 100th country will receive a complimentary copy of the new book “Backpacks and Bra Straps” or “I Grew My Boobs in China”. Your choice of ebook […]

Anne Frank

I know it took me a long time, but I just finished “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl”. Reading it didn’t make me feel any better, especially at the end but I am so incredibly moved by that girl. All throughout she reminded me so much of […]

Backpacks and Bra Straps

    While I was  working on Ch 33 of “Backpacks and Bra Straps” and was amazed by what I rediscovered about Kumari, the living goddess in Kathmandu, Nepal. “A pre-pubescent girl is selected, much in the way the Dalai Lama is, and they worship her as a living goddess until […]

Ammon’s ATC Audio

As you all know, Ammon recently had his very first day of WORK at Nav Canada talking with real live pilots. His lovely girlfriend Sasha, sent us this audio recording from the ATIS (Automatic Terminal Information Service), which she called every 5 minutes just to hear his voice. […]

Don’t Lose Sight

 Author Note: Kees is pronounced case. Continuation of Guinea posts–> It’s extremely important that awareness is brought towards the suffering of those less fortunate and to try in every way possible to help those in need.  But it’s easy to confuse the main stream media coverage of hunger […]