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 anything better, so many unique experiences with extraordinary people!
The same love of adventure led me to create my blog, Travel Notes & 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 moments at every level, especially highlighting people, places, and current events.
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.
In 1978, the Army disbanded the Women’s Army Corps and in, 1978, integrated women into the Army. From there, women began making strides in rank and positions. Enlisting in 1977, I entered basic training in one of the first integrated units. From there, I served with many trailblazing women in...See More
Inspiration for the Journey
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 the history of the places I visit. I strive...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