Ireland: Blarney Castle + Kissing the Stone

Ireland: Blarney Castle + Kissing the Stone

When your family has been in the Americas since the 1600s, it seems unlikely that you would still turn out to be like 75% Scots-Irish…but here I am. As a tribute to my heritage, and because St. Patrick’s Day is coming soon…you get a whole week of...
Becoming More of Yourself

Becoming More of Yourself

A voice in my head has been bugging me to make this video for DAYS. Another voice was telling me not to because… A ) Who is even going to watch it. B ) Why would anyone even care. C ) I don’t have a “Pro” environment in which to do it. All of...
I’d rather be a unicorn

I’d rather be a unicorn

Most little girls love princesses. They want to be a princess. I was not most little girls. Being a princess has not ever held any kind of draw for me. To me, being a princess means a confined life. One where you do what you are told. You listen to the rules. And you...
The Steel City

The Steel City

When I was growing up, my aunt and uncle lived outside Pittsburgh in Coraopolis. (I don’t want crap from you Moon Township-ers.) I spent a ton of time there, and developed a deep and abiding love for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In fact, I’d say there are very...
The Spot – Oak Openings (NW Ohio)

The Spot – Oak Openings (NW Ohio)

If you are from NW Ohio, there is a strong possibility that you’ve heard about The Spot. If you are late to the party, that’s okay, I’m going to hook you up. So the short version of the story is that this dude found a stand of red pine in a certain...
Exactly How We Find the Best Restaurants

Exactly How We Find the Best Restaurants

Rule #1. Always. Eat. Local. NO JOKE. With the exception of McD’s on the road for breakfast, and maybe a Taco Bell at lunch, we HATE eating at chain restaurants. Oh, wait – that’s not true. We have one HUGE free pass card for Zaxby’s –...