Iceland and Waterfalls – My Icelandia Journeys Pt. II

Life is so busy!!!  I wanted to get this continuation of my Iceland adventure within a week of writing the first installment, but LIFE!!!  However, the only person I have to blame is myself.  My own body was telling me to slow down as it tickled my throat with a warning the other week.  Did…

Adventure Some Women AmSASSador Spotlight: Ali Richwine

Have you heard of Adventure Some Women?  It’s a network of adventurous women for adventuring women!  Initiated back in June 2016, the community is now over 1,000 members strong and growing. Rad ladies are signing up regularly in the effort to meet a new adventure partner, meet other mommies and their daredevil offspring, and discover or…

A cry for help.

This letter was a question posed to Adventure Some Women’s columnist, Natalie, of Ask Natalie.  Eating disorders and other mental health issues are of a sensitive subject and this inquirer’s letter is such an honest cry for advice that I felt it should be shared to let others know that they’re not alone.  There is…

My adventures in Iceland …or… Icelandia rocks! Part I

I see so many Instagram posts about Iceland and its waterfalls, The Blue Lagoon, Icelandic wild horses and the famous Iceland Hot Dog.  So, when I saw airfare being published for less than it would be to fly to Florida, I figured, here’s my chance! WOW Airlines is the big purple air carrier that touts…

The North Fork Trail at Clinton Lake is…weird.

When I think of Illinois, I think of Chicago.  Then I think of the surrounding areas of Chicago and I think prairie land.  When I think of prairie land, I think of flat and boring.  To my pleasant surprise the North Fork Trail at Clinton Lake is anything but flat and boring.  It’s kinda weird.…

Nothing is stopping this single parent! Bonjour, Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron!!!

Do you know anyone from Bujumbura, Burundi?  Sounds exotic, right?  Well, how about curious, witty, kind, opinionated…and all about adventure?  Wait, am I still talking about Bujumbura or the best export they’ve ever exported?  I may be talking about Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron.  I may be comparing Africa with this woman. She’s generous, she’s bold, and she’s beautiful.…