Author Archives: katemahar

About katemahar

Freelance writer and event planner by trade . . . mother/daughter/sister/friend . . . passionate traveler . . . compulsive reader

When you go to Rome but your suitcase goes to Myanmar

My new friend Carol Cassara has some great tips on avoiding lost luggage and agreed to let me share her post: Check out Carol’s story here! It’s called “Dude, Where’s My Luggage?” – love the title. And her suggestions are … Continue reading

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Gimme some Big Tex and everything fried

I just realized it’s more than a week since I went to the Texas State Fair with my dear Dallas buddies, Carol and Patsy. Over a week! Already! Here’s the thing. If I don’t write about things soon after the … Continue reading

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Flying Frontier: thoughts on cheap ass travel and more

Well, first I have to tell you about a webinar I’m considering taking by a writer I admire, Josh Bernoff. He has a blog called “Without Bullshit” and his webinar is about Writing Without Bullshit. I’m all for writing without … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Alsace . . . Eguisheim, the “snail city”

Love Letter to Alsace is a series of essays about my trip to the Alsace region of France in May 2015. It was one of the most delightful adventures I’ve ever experienced! I hope you will enjoy reading about different aspects … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Alsace . . . Itty bitty Bergheim

Love Letter to Alsace is a series of essays about my trip to the Alsace region of France in May 2015. It was of the most delightful adventures I’ve ever experienced! I hope you will enjoy reading about different aspects of … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Alsace . . . Ribeauville, actually

Love Letter to Alsace is a series of essays about my trip to the Alsace region of France in May 2015. It was of the most delightful adventures I’ve ever experienced! I hope you will enjoy reading about different aspects of … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Alsace . . . staying put with Airbnb

Love Letter to Alsace is a series of essays about my trip to the Alsace region of France in May 2015. It was of the most delightful adventures I’ve ever experienced! I hope you will enjoy reading about different aspects of … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Alsace . . . and how we finally got there

Love Letter to Alsace is a series of essays about my trip to the Alsace region of France in May 2015. It was of the most delightful adventures I’ve ever experienced! I hope you will enjoy reading about different aspects of … Continue reading

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Love Letter to Alsace . . .

Love Letter to Alsace is a series of essays about my trip to the Alsace region of France in May 2015. It was of the most delightful adventures I’ve ever experienced! I hope you will enjoy reading about different aspects … Continue reading

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1000 Voices for Compassion – On the Road

Last month I signed up to follow and write about being a Voice for Compassion. February 20th is the day for everyone participating in this movement to share their thoughts – so here I am! When I think of compassion … Continue reading

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