• Hawaiian Sunset: Picture Perfect

    Hawaiian Sunset: Picture Perfect

    If you are going to be stranded on an island, make it the island of Maui. It is laid back with none of the hustle and bustle of Honolulu on the island of Oahu. In Maui the beaches are stunning, the sunsets, awesome. Embrace it.

  • It’s not just Greek to me!

    It’s not just Greek to me!

    Oia stimulates your senses, with its sky and water blue roofs and blazing white homes, tiny streets, delectable seafood, all on the Island of Santorini .  Taste it.

  • Cathedrals, Champagne and Culture

    Cathedrals, Champagne and Culture

    The Gothic Reims Cathedral is a place of beauty and prayer before you taste the fruits of the Champagne region of Reims and Epenay. Savor it.


Brasstown Valley Resort

by Monica Kaufman Pearson Exhausted, whipped, dead tired, hung out to dry, knotted: just a few of the words to described the condition I was in after a rough week of work, appearances, home, LIFE. I needed a break and husband, John, surprised me with a place to stick, “A Toe in the Water” to [...]

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Paris, France

by Monica Kaufman Pearson Paris: cosmopolitan, fashionable, chic, The Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Moulin Rouge, Champs Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Bastille, Notre-Dame and the list goes on and on.  It is the city of lights and the city of dreams. You may wonder, what is left for “A Toe in the Water” to explore. Seeing [...]

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Kennebunkport, Maine

by Monica Kaufman Pearson Kennebunkport, Maine became a part of America’s common knowledge during the presidencies of George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush.  It was the vacation spot for the first family. But it was also the vacation spot for many members of my work family at WSB TV in Atlanta.  One [...]

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