Things have been pretty crazy around here. As a college instructor, I find that the end of the semester is the busiest time of the year, but in a matter of days, my summer vacation will begin. Besides catching up on the rest of my life, my first plan is to get away from my [...]
We have a short winter here in this part of Northern California, generally about 2 months from December to late January before an often stormy spring begins. In Napa Valley, winter offers the benefit of many fewer tourists, better service, and the beautiful color of mustard plants as winter changes to very early spring. Calistoga, [...]
I love looking at photographs, especially of places I haven’t been. I daydream of places I want to go, experiences I want to have, and people I want to meet. If you’re anything like me, you will enjoy this new feature on my site: Photo of the Day. I have many photographs that I have [...]
Welcome! I'm Jenna. This Is My Happiness reflects my passion for culture, art, and travel. I write about these topics with the aim of providing a deeper look at destinations. I also write for Travel Mindset and am an AFAR ambassador.