Check out my top seven travel stories, including those collected in lovely anthologies. Amazon.com says of my writing in Travelers' Tales: A Woman's Passion for Travel:
"The writers — including Frances Mayes, Anne Lamott, Pam Houston, Jo Ann Beard, Candace Dempsey and Ann Jones — travel with such evocative attentiveness that the reader is brought along every vivid step of the way — to a peaceful Spanish church, a Laotian boat, a Tunisian desert, and to a 'field of wildflowers . . . like colored marbles in Umbria.'"
Girl kayak guides of Juneau
"If I were in Juneau now, I'd be taking a nap. Naps are a very Juneau ... "
Alone again: in the West
"I never went anywhere as a child, all because of a pig house my mother had burned down. She'd grown up in Idaho and ..."
Our lady of electricity: Turkey
We were in deep need of divine intervention the day we climbed the dirt road to the House of the Virgin Mary, but didn't ..."
Spooked in London.
In Africa the air had smelled of dust, dry weeds and wild flowers ..."
A restless night on the Mohave. "I hadn't planned to wear a hot pink T-shirt that said 'Ciao, America' and hiking shorts my first time in a bar alone ...