I write a journal — I admit it
Science tells us that we remember things better when we write them down. In that sense, journaling helps anchor the events of the day in our minds.
Riding the train across the USA: Part 3 — Along the Hudson to the Great Lakes
Taking the Water Level Route from New York to Chicago: The Hudson River to the Great Lakes
The one with Maslow
Life is complex and every day we experience a range of different physical and psychological needs and emotions. In ourselves or as expressed by others. How do we make sense of it?
Riding the train across the USA: Part 2 — Museums, trains and friends
The Washington, DC, Union Station is one of the busiest in the US. Hard to think that this building was at one point boarded up…
A season for all seasons
Apple picking. Drying apples for eating later during the winter. Pumpkin patches and hay rides. Long walks on days that are cooler, with a carpet of yellow and red leaves swishing around the feet.
Riding the train across the USA: Part 1 — Little Rock, Arkansas — Washington, DC
Almost imperceptibly the train starts moving. Very gently it eases out from the platform. The adventure is beginnning.
My cup runneth over…
What happens when you put 275 or so writers and bloggers into a room for a weekend?
Walls and fences — to keep us apart
When the Berlin Wall went up on August 13, 1961, I was 300 miles away in Sweden. I was 6. And had a terrible time figuring this whole thing out.