Archive for September, 2009

Bull at its Finest

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

Me on a *real* Texas longhorn.

Me on a *real* Texas longhorn.

November 2008

It’s my birthday later this week and every year as a present to myself, I try something I’ve never done before. Last year, it was all about riding a bull (mechanical that …

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Video: Join Erin Astride an ATV in Turkey

Saturday, September 26th, 2009

Man, gotta get me an ATV!July 13, 2009 – Cappadocia, Turkey

Join me on my first ride on an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) – Yeehaw! I hit the high road and the low road (and all the bumps in between) as I snake my way …

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How to Cope with an Annoying Travel Buddy

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

This chica needs to cope better

This chica needs to cope better

September 23, 2009

I was asked to write this post by several friends after sharing horror stories of travel companions who decide to smoke crack (figuratively, of course).

Here are a few simple tips …

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How I Became Polynesian Royalty

Friday, September 18th, 2009

My peeps, the Samoans

My peeps, the Samoans

Pago Pago, American Samoa – Summer 1988

I’m a princess. No, not that kind of princess – although I do have my tendencies… I’m a Samoan princess.

I know you don’t believe it, but it’s true. …

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You Choose When Art Imitates Life – Giving U™

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

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September 15, 2009 – West Marin, California Below are three women artists who have chosen to use their artistic talent to commemorate the lives of …

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Spring Break in Barbados: Not your Mother’s Holiday (or is it?)

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

It's the Island Life for me!

It’s the Island Life for me!

Barbados, West Indies  – April 1989

Mom took me to the Caribbean as an early college graduation present. At first I wasn’t all that enthused seeing as I had just had my first incidence …

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Reducing your Home Office to the Bare Essentials – LivingMini®

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

MiniOfficeAs you know, Living Mini™ is a way of life for me.  And it ain’t always easy – especially when you work out of your home.  Here’s how I mini-ized my home office to just the basic essentials:

Working Files

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HairMats: Not Just Another Hair-Raising Stunt – Giving U™

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Victims of an oil spill

Victims of an oil spill

September 8, 2009 – California, USA

I wanted to cut my hair for a few months now but I’ve held off until I had at least the 10” needed so I could donate my cut …

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