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Announcement: 100 Days of Discussion Book Coming Soon!


Announcement: 100 Days of Discussion Book Coming Soon!

I'm making it official, my friends: the 100 Days of Discussion book project is underway and the books will be making an appearance very soon! 

I mentioned this idea over on Instagram before the holidays (and in this post last week) and I'm very excited to share that the book has been written and edited, is now being designed and formatted, and will soon head off to the printer. 

If you're not familiar with the 100 Days of Discussion project, it was my contribution to the 100 Days Project launched by Elle Luna and the team at The Great Discontent in early 2015. My husband and I vowed to ask each other one question every day for 100 days as a way to spark discussion and get to know one another all over again. 

Not only was the project completely worthwhile on the personal front, it also opened the door to a deeper connection to those in my online community, reinforced my love for conversation, and brought to light the true power in committing to a daily practice.

I've set up a page dedicated to everything you might want to know about the book, along with a book waiting list with which I'll be announcing all news related to the book launch.

I'm incredibly excited about this project and I cannot wait to share it with you all!



Published: Ready, Set, Explore!

Ready, Set, Explore!  A guide for touring the U.S. national parks

I have some very exciting news to share, my friends. Over the last several weeks, I've been hard at work on my very first multimedia ebook and it's officially live and ready for public consumption!

I was thrilled to be asked to try out the publishing app Snippet for this project. If you haven't checked it out, by all means, hop to it! The Snippet App is not only a super cool way to publish multimedia content, but it's also a great way to take it all in as a reader.

Now, you know how I love traditional printed goods: books, magazines, newspapers—you name it! I'm a huge fan of the way ink on paper smells and the tactile delight of turning a real, live page is my jam. However, the capabilities of this platform have me completely hooked. Being able to add video, audio recordings, photos and social media integration into an easily-digestible ebook is kind of incredible.


The book is titled Ready, Set, Explore! and, as you can see from the cover art above, it dives into a topic that's near and dear to my heart—the U.S. national parks. I have always hoped that by sharing my passion for travel and the great outdoors, I could get a few others to start enjoying the parks as much as I do.

In this book you'll find tips for planning a trip to the national parks, some favorite spots to visit and much more. I had the pleasure of continuing my conversation with Sheldon Neill and Colin Delehanty of Project Yosemite throughout the book and the folks at Glacier Country Tourism were kind enough to help on the video side of things. I hope you'll find it fun to read and—of course—useful!

If you'd like purchase the book to read on the web, you can sign up for a Snippet account and download the book here. If you'd like to take it with you on-the-go, you can do so for iOS (Apple) mobile devices by downloading the Snippet App on iTunes here and then heading to the travel category. 

You've all been incredibly supportive of my various adventures—of both the creative and travel variety. For that I will always be thankful.

Happy reading, friends!