Kellie's Blog

Topic: Travel

Two years of freedom from executive life

Posted In: Travel, Retirement

Two years ago today I left my executive job and jumped with both feet into sweet freedom. I took a few months off to play in my flower garden and go to Italy and a Mediterranean cruise with my husband. And then calls started coming in for work, from coaching to speaking. “This is great”, I thought. In…

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Barcelona, Paris and my Canadian Prairie home

Posted In: Travel

My husband and I returned home last night after a three-week holiday in Europe. I’ve always wanted to go to Spain, and we started in Barcelona, where we stayed in the Gothic Quarter. Our resting place was the Hotel Neri, which is housed in an 11th Century building in the midst of the warren of winding, narrow,…

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The pleasures of no commitments … magnifico!

Posted In: Travel, Redefining Success, Retirement

  One of the things I dreamed of while working as a driven executive was the luxury of lengthy vacations – particularly to bucket list places like Italy. So on Sept. 4th, my husband and I took off for almost a month to Italy and Greece. Predictably, we went to Rome, Pompeii, the Amalfi…

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