Category: Travel

  • An Art Illiterate Goes to the Museum

    An Art Illiterate Goes to the Museum

    Next week I’m heading back to NYC, the destination that inspired my first post to this blog, oh so many years ago.  They’re calling for snow while my sister and I are there, which I’m choosing to believe will be beautiful and not simply cold and wet, but that gives us a perfect excuse to…

  • Ready to Pack My Bags

    Ready to Pack My Bags

    I want to travel.  Humans crave new experiences, right? It’s in our DNA and no doubt why, 3.2 million years ago, Lucy (the human-like ape—or ape-like human?) and her cousins and uncles and aunts walked erect on two legs instead of four—the better to see over the next hill to the horizon so far away. …

  • As I Was Saying

    As I Was Saying

    I’m a liar. Months and months ago, I’d promised a romantic tale of train travel—of moonlit plains slipping past the windows of a midnight sleeping car, of cabin-weary travelers stretching their legs at sleepy depots, of a conductor booming out the names of the depots still to come. And I’d meant to write that story,…

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