It was partly my love of adventure and learning that led me to a career in the military. Over thirty-seven years later, I retired from the South Carolina National Guard. I can’t imagine a better career, so many amazing experiences with extraordinary people.
The same love of adventure led me to create my blog, Travel Notes and Storytelling. I travel, take pictures, and write stories, to learn and inspire others. Near or far, every destination is unique, exhilarating, and fresh. I strive to capture these in every story, especially highlighting people and places, and current events that shape the experiences.
Brigadier General Marie Goff, U.S. Army Retired, completed over 37 years of military service in the United States Army and the South Carolina National Guard....Read More
Women from S.C. inspire future generations with their remarkable military service
Women from S.C. inspire future generations with their remarkable military service in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and later in integrated units in the Army and Army and Air National Guard. The Army disbanded the WAC in 1977 and integrated the military units in 1978. From there, women bagan to...See More
Inspiration for Travel
Noma Nazish writes in Forbes, “Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good for Your Mental Health”, reduce stress, reinvent yourself, happiness and satisfaction, mental resilience, and to enhance creativity. All true! I enjoy writing about people, events, food, activities, landscapes, ecology, and history of the places I visit. I strive to...See More
It should have been easy! At least I had convinced myself that it would be easy for me. I was once a retirement benefits counselor. I knew what to do! Well, as it turned out, retirement was not any easier for me. It’s truly one of the hardest things I’ve...See More