Turned out to be a pretty good day for hiking on Monday… In my piece this morning about Bill Bryson’s Appalachian Trail book, A Walk in the Woods, I mentioned that a […]
Thursday morning, Julie and I took our trip West for a turn South. With Einstein Bros breakfast sandwiches in hand, we got an early start out of Chicago and headed toward St. Louis, […]
A famous saying reads “Home is where the heart is,” and day two of our road trip brought new meaning to this phrase for me. Wednesday morning, my sister, Julie, and I […]
I have driven Interstate 90 between Rochester, New York and Chicago, Illinois more times than I can count. Before Tuesday, however, I had only been a tourist along this route once during […]
#3: Crossing the Heart of Africa: An Odyssey of Love and Adventure by Julian Smith (2010) To prove himself to the woman he loved and her skeptical stepfather, Ewart Grogan traversed Africa, […]
#2: My Green Manifesto: Down the Charles River in Pursuit of a New Environmentalism by David Gessner (2011) David Gessner’s journey down Massachusetts’ Charles River may not be Marlowesque in its scope or […]
“There ought to be limits to freedom.” Who said it?
“If you can make a woman laugh, you’re seeing the most beautiful thing on God’s earth.” Who said it?
I live and breathe travel. I love to see new things, but more importantly I travel to learn. To me, exploring the world firsthand has proven the most effective way to learn […]
Six days, 1,500 miles and seven states later, we made it to our final destination of New Orleans, Louisiana. This city will be my new home for at least the next 16 […]