Celebrating 10 years with my super dog, Essie. Continue reading
On St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago (celebrated the Saturday before March 17) all eyes are on the Chicago River as it is ceremoniously dyed green. Continue reading
My sister and I visited Iceland in December 2016. Continue reading
On the evening of July 19th my amazing grandparents were laid to rest in their beloved Lake Michigan. Continue reading
I’ve made a list of 16 things for 2016. Some of them are big, some of them not so big, but all of them are entirely attainable. Continue reading
Originally posted on VICDA:
Annie Annie Copley of Adelaide, Australia first journeyed to Kenya as a GVN volunteer in 2006. Little did she know, the three months spent counseling HIV/AIDS patients in Nairobi’s slum areas would completely change the direction…
I’ve been really touched by the positive response I’ve had to a misquotation in the Winnetka Current. Please take a moment to read my actual views on marriage and travel.
On November 21 an article about my DTour experience was published in The Winnetka Current, my local hometown paper. I was interviewed for the article and provided photographs about two weeks before it ran. For the most part, this was an informative piece about my experience with DoubleTree, my trip through Europe and highlights from the adventure. I have had several people contact me in regards to the write up and wanted to clarify a glaring misquote.
The second to last paragraph reads:
At 30-years-old, Winter is glad she didn’t wait until she was married to travel because then she wouldn’t have gone anywhere, she said.
I don’t know what I could have possibly said during my interview to have led the author of this piece to that ridiculous conclusion. It is so, extremely far off base from what I feel and believe about marriage and travel. I have worked far…
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Originally posted on A Lady Away:
I have a confession: for the past two weeks I’ve been keeping a secret from you. A big secret, and I’m sorry I’m not sorry. It all started moments after my plane touched down…