Note to self: The new kitchen table can wait — let's take a trip

There's always a moment when it seems planning a trip might not be as prudent as purchasing an item, but investing in memories can bring priceless rewards.

Amy Choate-Nielsen is a full-time mom and part-time writer. She spends her days at the park and her nights at the computer. She writes about family history and her quest to understand life while learning about her deceased grandmother Fleeta.