Out & About :: Brooklyn

Having spent many a day in Manhattan, my days in Brooklyn were limited to only one and that was to seek out a bakery shop, called Dun-well Donuts. When the idea of exploring another borough came up for our recent girls weekend, we all jumped on it.  There were three girls and we had been to Brooklyn a total of five times between us. On this trip, we discovered Smorgasburg and oh, how we loved it!

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Photos :: Santa Clara Grand Prix

This weekend, my mom and I traveled to Santa Clara, California, about 40 miles south of San Francisco, to watch Michael swim.  The trip started out with a few hiccups -- delayed flight, missed connection (by 3 minutes!), which meant an overnight trip in our connecting city.  On a positive note, we arrived the next morning in time for one of the races and had a fun, albeit quick, weekend in California. 

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Out & About :: 24 Hours in Scottsdale

Written months ago, appropriate as it's Throw Back Thursday and applicable to anyone traveling to or interested in the historic district of Scottsdale, Arizona :: The only thing I'd wish I had done differently when headed to Arizona was plan an extra day to hike and sight see.  Everywhere you look are beautiful mountains and apparently, it's pretty close to the Grand Canyon, which, short of flying over on my way from the East to the West coast, I've never seen. 

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