Part 2- The Mothers in My Village

Yes,  I’ve collected many mothers since I did not grow up with mine. So I know you don’t have to give birth to a child to be a “mom”. I just want to thank everyone who put children above your own wants and desires. We call you Mom, aunty, momma, ma’am, step mom, foster mother, the one who raised me and many times Grandma.  My village of moms has become a group of friends that I love and depend on.  But let’s finish talking about my travels through the state’s and how it inspired me to travel abroad so often. I hope most will find this trip down memory lane… Read More

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Mother’s Day Reflection and Why I Travel

As a woman raised by a man, I have a deep appreciation for women and men and the roles they play.  In my eyes (traditionally), women bring nurture and comfort, while men bring discipline. Well nothing about the world we live in is traditional. And while relationships and family structures continue to evolve, both of these roles are critical in developing a person. As a single parent, my dad played both roles.  However, he didn’t do it alone.  He had a village of  men and women, his mother, sisters, cousin’s, neighbors, friends and girlfriend, to name a few. What does any of this have to do with travel?  Well, my village seems… Read More

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Introductions

‏Executive Travel Assistant was started by Joanne Griffing who has worked in the travel industry for over 20 years.   Now she has partnered with TnT and we’re about to blow up… ha ha ha (slapping my knee). Ok not that funny, and we have no comedians on our team, so let’s stick to what we’re good at.   WE LOVE TO TRAVEL and we love to assist people on new journeys. While word of mouth and recommendations has worked well for years, we have decided to bring you a glimpse of the world we’ve helped so many see so far through our new site.  Give us a moment to get set… Read More

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