World Travel – Tahiti – “Bora Bora…Bring on the Fun!”

Sunrise over Bora Bora

Bora Bora, Tahiti – Day 4 Two words…JET SKIING!  I got to be a kid again in the perfect waters of Bora Bora and at the pool on the ship with my new pals.  I dined at the famed Bloody Mary’s Restaurant and ended a perfectly fun day at the nightclub – now this is [...]

World Travel – Napa, California – “A Napa Limo Ride”

“California Here I Come" - Going Home Again

Napa, California – Day 2 Not a trick question, but…what do you get when you put seven strangers, a stretch limo, fine champagne and wine tasting at amazing boutique wineries together for an entire day?   Answer: the perfect Napa experience.  That plus a booming headache followed immediately by a late afternoon nap!  Ok, so not [...]

Life Travel – California, “It’s all about Love”

An unexpected honor - to meet Mr. Grgic' himself

Napa to Sacramento, California – Day 3 It was a day of the famous and infamous; amazing wine and a flirty 87-year-old winemaker.  But ultimately it was all about getting to where I needed to be – in the company of one of the most important influences in my life…. Comatose.  That is what I [...]

World Travel, Life Travel – California – “A Premier Party!”

My "Amazing Friends!" Ron Kellum, me & Tony Stovall

Southern California – Day 8 Four hours of windshield time gave me the chance to reflect and get pumped about what was waiting for me in Southern California.  Said goodbye to my Fresno family and friends and to my friend overseas in my thoughts – goodbye is always hard – but I will get to [...]

World Travel – Vail, Colorado – “My Home Away From Home”

Vail's Crown Jewel

Vail, Colorado A “home away from home” that opens its doors for me winter or summer…in beautiful Vail, Colorado.  Warm bathroom marble floors, cookies on my nightstand at night, the best service anywhere and people whose kindness has helped me through heartache and celebration.  Join me as I visit the Sonnenalp Resort here at Where [...]

World Travel – Grand Cayman – “Revisiting my youth with my Youth”

Epic Cayman

Caribbean, Grand Cayman – What We Did Into the ocean we went, met some really nice Stingrays, had a cold one where pirates used to tred and about killed myself on my jet ski!  All is a week’s work trying to keep up with my kids! Well, I didn’t go to Hell. In fact we [...]

Life Travel – “How exactly do I thank you?”

Do you have YOUR funglasses??

Lone Tree, Colorado Overwhelmed.  In a word, that is how I felt.  More than 90 people came to the launch of this little idea of mine, and thanks to their support it gave that little idea wings.  The event was infused with family, laughter provided by funny man Sam Adams, food, drinks, dancing and the [...]

PLOG – “Facing Fears”

One more, for good measure...that's me upside down!

We all have fears…it’s part of being human.  One of mine is a fear of heights, so I did something I thought I would never do.  I climbed a 40+ foot pole and stepped off the platform and zip-lined to a new understanding.  I learned not only that overcoming my fear is a process – [...]

Funglasses – Hiking Junkies in Colorado!

Phebe, Katherine, Kris and Vicki bringing the fun hiking through Rocky Mountain National Park.

New members of the Funglasses Brigade – Phebe Novic, Katherine & Kris Komarnitsky and Victoria Pardee – getting ready to take their first steps on a 3 day, 42 mile hike through Rocky Mountain National Park.  Phebe is both the owner and guide of Footpaths of the World and the leader in “inn-to-inn” hikes all over [...]