Essays and Advice
How Travel’s Payoffs Beat a Paycheck
Instead of joining the work force after college, Jan recklessly joined her friends on a round-the-world adventure she’s still writing about today.
The Wall Street Journal
Jan returns to her home town with her family and wonders if she is depriving her children by offering them a better life.
The New York Times
A Chance to Recover a Lost Destiny
An exclusive essay about the events in Jan’s own life that were the genesis of A Small Indiscretion.
Omnivoracious: The Amazon Book Review
What a 20-Year Marriage Taught Me About Romance
Jan shares her own experience as she learns that the gestures we long for in the beginning of a relationship may not be what sustains it for the long term.
The ONE Thing You Need To Do On Sunday For
A Stress-Free Week
The quick weekly ritual Jan relies on to help her get a handle on her worries.