Rachel McDowell performs in Indiana, Pa.

LA.-based comedian Rachel McDowell performed in Indiana over the weekend. For the third time, I was able to interview Rachel for a story in The Indiana Gazette, and this time around, was able to take some photos as well!

See the full gallery on The Indiana Gazette Online. 

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Instagram accounts I love this week

In November, I showed you some of my favorite travel ‘grammers. While I still love those accounts, there are some new ones I’ve taken to:

  1. TheAdventureProfessional

12. PNWonderland2




3. Wilderness_Culture


4. TreasuresandTravels


5. RecreationNews


OK, this one is cheating because I run it, but hey! We’re doing some pretty cool stuff over at RecreationNews.com and across social media.  Like this #LivePlayDo contest – all you have to do is use the hashtag to be entered to win travel prizes monthly!

Oh, and that’s me on the left, totally enjoying hammock life.


House on the Hill, Susquehanna County, Pa.


I’ve adored this dilapidated house for as long as I can remember. I can remember being a child, riding out to a restaurant on a Friday evening with my parents –  The Candlelight Inn – and thinking about how neat it was.

Today was the first I’ve ever photographed it.

Something about this little town nestled in the mountains is magical in the fall.