Category Archives: Conversations on Travel

Patience

Virtues of Travel: Part 2 I’m standing in-line at the grocery store, a long line, the wrong line, (you know, the one you thought would move faster than the others, but it turns out to have the customers with the … Continue reading

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The Greatest Journey

There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveler, if you are in search of That Don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek … Continue reading

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Thoreau

If a man walks in the woods for his love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer; but if he spends his whole day as a speculator, shearing off those woods … Continue reading

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Travel Impressions, Distinctly Modern

Though I’ve now done this drive across California to Colorado more than a dozen times, nothing beats the thunderstorms that roar over the San Rafael Swell in the middle of nowhere, Utah. Each adventure across the 1000 miles that wander … Continue reading

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Wandering Wisdoms: V.1

“To me too has not unrest been ordained, have not I too been endowed with a heart which knoweth not repose? The story-teller’s star — is it not the moon, lord of the road, the wanderer, who moves in his … Continue reading

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A Wanderer Looks at 30: Unabridged

“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. If you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is … Continue reading

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Yes, We’re at Dachau in the Winter

Something from the Vault: Volume 7 Reader warning: the subject matter of this essay is dark.  I’ve postponed writing it for a long time, but I feel a real responsibility to share this tale. I’m only now, nine years since … Continue reading

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