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Coboat Living *Video* – LivingMini™

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015


Many of you know that I recently got off a 17-day adventure, sailing from the Maldives to Phuket on an 82’ catamaran as a member of the Original Delivery Crew for Coboat.

The trip was quite a thriller—you can read …

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Hidden Treasures *Photos* – LivingMini™

Friday, February 20th, 2015


One of the things I loved most about staying in the boat at the beginning of the year was the wonderful garden setting.

My friend Michael, the property’s owner, is a sculptor and incorporated faces carved from wood, cast in …

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My Boat Abode – LivingMini™

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

photo by Michael Power, boat interior

Not too long ago, I was visiting my new friend Christopher at his music studio, situated on the edge of the Northern California coast. After lunch his intern gave me a tour of the property, an artists’ collective, where I …

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My Life in Bins

Friday, November 21st, 2014

bins 4

I saw my friend Jodi yesterday (she’s my hair colorist at Dekko and totally awesome by the way) and I was telling her that I had had taken yet another step in my quest in the elimination of all material …

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My Tiny Fixation

Friday, October 17th, 2014

orange shippping container

I admit it—I’m one of the tiny house people. One of those who yearns for simplicity and self-sufficiency. Someone who admires minimalism. A gal who thinks happiness is the absence of “stuff.”

The really nice thing is that I’m not …

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My Summer Cottage *Video*

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Summer CottageOne of the benefits of living as a nomad is that I get to stay in all manner of places. Usually these amazing abodes come to me word of mouth, which is how I came to live in a small …

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My Trashy Hobby

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

BikingHands down my favorite part of the day is riding my bike to the gym and back. It’s about 6 miles round trip and the perfect way to warm up and cool down after class. And I have to say, …

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Working Out on the Road

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Excerise on the Road FPWhen my friend Leslie asked me last year how I stayed in shape on the road, I looked at her blankly. I had just finished up my 2-year adventure and was thinking that hiking through Patagonia, kayaking Norway’s fjords, and …

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#1 Rule of Being a Nomad

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

I get a few raised eyebrows when I tell people I’m a nomad. Then I get a few questions:

  • Don’t you miss your friends and family? Yep
  • Don’t you want a routine? Sort of
  • Don’t you get tired of packing?

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Camping on the White Continent

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

As campers, we couldn’t have been luckier. We were the first expedition ship out this Antarctic season and the first boat to reach the continent. And then we got to camp on the continent – a rare treat!

Stunning Camp

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