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Socially Responsible Tourism with Eco Gallivant

January 19, 2015

A new post at the website of Eco Gallivant. Check it out, and sign up for a trek with us!


Eco Gallivant – Soft adventure and eco-voluntourism

January 7, 2015

Well. Isn’t this a surprise! I haven’t written a post in FOREVER!

Because…. I have been very busy. The result of all this busyness is a new business: Eco Gallivant.

It is a culmination of:

  • A near drowning
  • Swim lessons
  • Learning to scuba dive
  • Volunteering in Quintana Roo and the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve – collecting data for Coral Watch
  • Becoming a rescue diver
  • Volunteering in Indonesia doing reef restoration
  • Becoming a partner in a non-profit – Sea Communities, in Indonesia
  • Traveling to Indonesia three times in the last year to dive and work.



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Creating Eco Gallivant with my friend Kathleen – soft adventure treks for women of all ages. We will be volunteering in the host community with reef restoration while learning the culture, craft, food, art, and teaching some English on the side.

So please jump over to our website, and please pass the link on to any women who you think might be interested! I would be so appreciative.

And don’t worry guys. Once we have this down pat, we will extend invitations to men as well!

Thanks for the visit!!

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Blue Oblivion – Where Are the Sharks?

July 22, 2014

Another post on the professional blog. I would be so happy if you would switch your “Following” allegiance to!

The post is about sharks! I love sharks.

Blue Oblivion – Where are the Sharks?


Coral Reef Restoration in Les Village, Bali, Indonesia

July 15, 2014

My first youtube video! Please forgive any choppiness…. The next one will be better. This was so much fun!! Desa Les (Les Village), Bali, Indonesia and Sea Communities Video clips were shot in April of 2014. Heading back for more photography in a month. Can’t wait!

Watch the video:  Desa Les (Les Village), Bali, Indonesia and Sea Communities

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Please visit my professional blog,, to see more posts about Bali (and life in general!)


The Holy Spirit Snatch

March 19, 2014

Please jump over to Kerry Lee website…..

A new post about how the universe conspires!

Check it out. If you are a follower of this blog, will you please switch over and follow that one now??!!

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Hey, Sister, Soul Sisters!

November 10, 2013

If you read the article in the previously linked post, you will have learned about my doppleganger. Well…. Angeilika, my twin in Germany, has written a post about me! It’s a look at our meeting written from her viewpoint and on her side of the big pond. For the original, in German, please go to Milwaukee: When I Met My Soul Sister.

Or to read the English translation, go to and Hey, Sister, Soul Sisters!


Have you ever met your doppleganger?

September 19, 2013

Please take a hop, skip and a jump over to and read my latest post, Have you ever met your doppleganger?


Bali Deliciousness – Bumbu, the base of all good things.

August 24, 2013

Please bounce over to for a post on Indonesian cooking. Yum!


The Bali Sea

July 25, 2013


Please jump over to The Bali Sea at to read a new post about

travels in Indonesia.

A Short Visit to Los Angeles – A Reflection on Walking

July 16, 2013

Please jump over to to read A Short Visit to Los Angeles – A Reflection on Walking.