Being Squirrel

House of Squirrels Holiday Gift Guide

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Or a little of both? If you were a little naughty don’t fret, living the Squirrel life requires a little naughtiness every now and then.…More

Niceness in Nashville

Step off the plane in Nashville and the presence of kindness surrounds you like a warm blanket…well, that and Taylor Swift images. Country singers in the bars belt out their latest songs about…More


Halloween is a lifestyle. Come October it’s on; the decorations are on display at stores and pumpkins are everywhere. I love Halloween and everything that comes along with it. AMC and Syfy networks…More

A Pilot’s Story

To Captain Squirrel with love from your daughter~ “The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.” ― J.M.…More

Burger in Paris

It took Air Frances’ Air Bus 380, 5,658 miles and flying over Greenland at 35,000 feet to land in the city of lights where I had the best burger of my Squirrel life!…More

Charles Town

I arrived on a 30 seater plane in Charleston, SC and one of the first things I was told was the mosquitos don’t bite the locals- they only bite the tourists! Of course,…More

Squirrel in Da’ Hood

My innocence played out on Sunset airstrip in Hillsboro, OR many moons ago. There were countless summer nights where I begged my Dad to set up the tent so I could sleep outside.…More

Hamptons-Where the Cool Kids Go

When I first heard of the Hamptons years ago, I thought it was a TV show- turns out it’s where the cool kids go. A playground for the wealthy set in New York, the…More

Jet Lag Tips from Travel Squirrel

My neighbor and dear friend Gail just returned from a trip to Italy. She spent ten days in Tuscany. One could consider this region of the world heavenly. I have been once and…More

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature” – Antoine Francois Prevost Father’s Day is around the corner and it’s time to celebrate the man in our life that we first…More