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Together We Rise

My friend Melanie Bromley and I have been intrigued by the RiSe Festival since we first heard about it a few years ago. Every year we make tentative plans to go - and then life happens. This year, just after we both acknowledged it was happening but hand’t yet made any solid plans to attend, [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|

Musing about Burning Man for The Voluntourist

My friend Heather Newgen started a great website called The Voluntourist, focused on travel, philanthropy, doing philanthropic things while traveling, social good and all the good things. When she asked me if I'd write a 'review' at Burning Man I was at first apprehensive because you can't really 'review' Burning Man like it's a new [...]

By | September 29th, 2018|

Q&A with JetSuite & JetSuiteX’s Alex Wilcox: The CEO Making the Skies Friendly Again

 If you've been following me for any length of time, you know that I'm a big admirer of Richard Branson, and credit the serendipitous meeting and conversation with him on Virgin America's first flight NYC-LA with changing the course of my life. Since that day more than a dozen years ago I've had several more [...]

By | July 14th, 2018|

Vulnerability

Vulnerable: [vuhl-ner-uh-buh l] adj: capable of or susceptible to being wounded or hurt. I’ve always prided myself on being resilient, reasonably level-headed and open to exploring all (or most of) what life has to offer. I’ve also always considered myself a bit of a hopeless romantic. A product of parents who still held hands and [...]

By | April 11th, 2018|

Be a Poser, Win Free Flights :)

JetSuiteX makes flying easy (no lines or waiting at the airport), enjoyable (beautiful planes in pretty private hangars, complimentary healthy snacks, cocktails and more) and Fun (currently with in-flight yoga poses on cards in every seat back pocket, as demonstrated in video above - and a contest to win free flights and yoga packages!) Co-founder [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|

Postmates Delivering (Free) Halloween Costumes!

With Halloween falling on a Tuesday this year, the parties are starting earlier than ever! If you're like me and think you can only justify one new costume/season - until you're faced with four Halloween parties spanning Friday, Saturday and Tuesday and decide at the 11th hour you need a last minute Halloween costume, but [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|