The 8 Best Cookbooks That Belong in Every Foodies Kitchen


I must own 2 million cookbooks.   Many of them sit collecting dust on the glass bookcase in my office, but I will never part with them. Now I know that we are in the 20th century with the worldwide web offering cooking videos and high-tech ways to whip cream to a soft peak, but […]

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Travel dreams when it’s back to school

The Wandering Kiwi family

This week sees a very significant milestone in the life of my Wandering Kiwi family. This week Little Miss Wandering Kiwi starts school. The ‘back to school’ period is significant for many families. But in some ways the biggest impact for us is that this week my family starts what could well be a long […]

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How The Internet Took Me From The Chorus Line To The Spotlight of Motivational Speaking


Motivational Speaking Isn’t Just About Being a Great Speaker – It’s About Letting Them Know You Are Here I am not an expert at sales, marketing, branding, and the like. If I had known way back then that I would be in the business of motivational speaking now, I would have taken a lot more […]

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8 Aha Moments That Make You a Big Dreamer

Sue Levy Quote

“Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now” ~Goethe Being a dreamer is definitely walking the road less traveled.  The road often begins with one or several (if you aren’t paying attention) “Aha” moments where you realize that you can’t conform to the […]

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Photographer Dreams of Surviving Burnout

Surviving Burnout. Give yourself space and time and the creative spark will return. Shot with Canon 5D Mark iii and 135mm F2L USM. Natural light, overcast.

This blog is about far more than just surviving burnout. It’s about choosing new equipment. It’s about letting your mind and body rest to recharge your creative spirit. I did not plan on writing this blog, but over the past week I’ve found myself overcome by the need to “see” through my creative eye for […]

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5 People I look to for Joy Inspiration


I promised myself that this summer would be “epic” as that is a theme word for 2013 for me. And much of the year has been just that, especially when it comes to travel and dance: dancing at Lincoln Center in NYC, up-all-night dancing in Albany, NY, and some incredible West Coast and Florida travel […]

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Dream iPhone Apps for Triathletes

TriEssential iPhone Apps for Triathletes

Your iPhone is a bigger assistant to your fitness than you may think. Fitness and training iPhone apps have taken it to the next level by not only tracking your workouts, but helping you train and improve your own results. My next step of my own personal goal is just 2 stort weeks away. The […]

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