March 14, 2018

Advice That Works From The Well Traveled Individuals

Travel can be one of the most stressful parts of life, but also one of the most rewarding. Being prepared and knowing what to expect on the road, at sea or in the air is essential to having a good trip. Read on to discover some knowledge that you can use to make good memories away from home. When flying, always have a bottle of water handy. Drinking plenty of fluids will ensure that your body stays hydrated during the flight. The air inside the cabin is extremely dry, playing havoc with your body. Don’t substitute alcohol or caffeine for water, as this can make dehydration worse. Don’t over-schedule your vacation. While it is important to plan some activities, especially ones which require tickets or additional travel, leave yourself plenty of free time. There is no better way to see a location than to just wander around. Take the time to explore and see where you end up. If you pack electronics while traveling, either remove the batteries or flip them around. Some small electronics can be easily flipped on. You definitely do not want them flipping on in your bag during the trip. There is a good chance the […]
November 19, 2015

Cup’s Organizing Committee CEO works, plays along water

Cup’s Organizing Committee CEO works, plays along water CEO of America’s Cup Organizing Committee works, plays along water When the well-known philanthropist Mark Buell asked 39-year-old Kyri McClellan, a project manager in the mayor’s office, to be CEO of the America’s Cup Organizing Committee, she was surprised. The training I’d received through the Junior League started to pull back the curtain on this world a little, but it was daunting! Sitting recently at Waterbar restaurant, McClellan – poised, toned and smiling in an orange silk dress and silver heels – seemed like an obvious choice to wrangle the money, power players and egos involved with the 2013 America’s Cup. When San Francisco won the bid, Buell approached her and asked if she’d consider being the CEO of the organizing committee she’d help form. 101 Surf Sports, 115 Third St., San Rafael: Jimmy Spithill (a member of Oracle Team USA) said they were doing a fun paddle, and I’d only done it in Hawaii, but I went out – I did it all wrong, the paddle was backwards but it was really fun. China Camp, 101 Peacock Gap Trail, San Rafael: We can walk straight for our house, take the McNears […]