I drink wine all year round but it's true that certain types of wine seem better suited for poolside sipping. But when you're on the go, it's not always convenient to open a glass bottle or dispose of it after. Especially if you're solo, barefoot, and only want a glass or two. So to help you out in ... Read More about 5 Wines in a can perfect for summer sippin’
Someone I cared about recently passed away. It's made me question everything and if I'm on the right path. Something you hear me say often is that life is short and it's been proven to me over and over in so many different ways. ... Read More about Are you on the right path?
A quote at the end of an article I read about the success of a lifestyle brand got me thinking. The article itself was super interesting and positive, and for some reason, the quote at the end left me feeling weird. And I didn't know why. So to figure it out, I did what I often do when I feel that ... Read More about The problem with fantasy worlds
We have no excuse these days for being uninformed. Google gives us access to any topic under the sun. In just a few keystrokes, we can find out where, how, and under what conditions our favorite companies manufacture our clothing. But the answers aren't always pretty. The documentary The True Cost ... Read More about 5 Ethical clothing brands in France you need to know about
What has shaped your identity and made you into the person you are? Maybe things like where you grew up, your career path, your role in your community, and the people in your inner circle. Identity is complicated. Living abroad complicates it further, but it's not all bad. ... Read More about When living abroad forces you to reinvent yourself
...and it's Monday already. How does that happen? In any case, I hope it's shaping up to be a good one for you. If you're new to Monday Mishmash, it's a conversational roundup-style post with no real purpose other than to chitchat. I update you on happenings around here, share some fun links and let ... Read More about Monday Mishmash 4/23/18
I've always been fascinated by accents. In college, I had a thing for British accents after visiting England the summer before my freshman year. A hint of something different in your speech is interesting, and in the case of a foreign accent, it means you speak another language. Maybe the one thing ... Read More about Having an accent is not a defect
France is known for its wine, so if you find yourself at a winery sipping up a bit of culture, you'll want to read on. To make the most of your visit, keep my tips for visiting a winery in France in mind. ... Read More about Tips for visiting a winery in France