Inspiration

5 Inspiring and Thought-Provoking TED Talks About Travel

I attended my first TEDx talk several years ago in Charlotte, NC. The ideas and the accomplishments the speakers had were on another level. The chatter among the crowd between breaks proved they were just as impressed as I was. I left feeling empowered and my brain was spinning thinking of all the ways I could change the world. If only I could attend a TED talk every...

What Does Travel Mean to You?

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”-Mary Anne Radmacher This is one of my all time favorite travel quotes because it has so much meaning to me. I didn’t grow up traveling very much but I had a strong feeling I belonged somewhere else and had the greatest desire to see the world. The furthest I traveled as...

4 Things I Hope My Children Learn From Me

When I was pregnant with my daughter someone asked the question ” what character trait do you hope she inherits from you?” I was stumped and had no answer for this. My mind could only think of everything I didn’t want her to inherit. After I adopted my husband’s children several years ago, this question really started weighing on me. What do I...