Tag Archives: travel

The Difference

A few summers ago my family had to opportunity to travel on a long-abandoned stretch of historic Route 66 over the mountains between Kingman, Arizona and Needles, California. The further we got from the Interstate the further back in time … Continue reading

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A few simple lessons

I returned home from Milwaukee late Sunday night. My mom, sister-in-law Brittany, and I had met up with my sister Amy for a weekend training class on urban gardening at Growing Power. I thought I'd share a few thoughts as … Continue reading

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Meeting a Brother in Christ Halfway Around the World

The large room is packed with tables and people. This restaurant is, I'm told, more typical of the area. The clientele is, as best I can figure, predominately Hindu, though I'm confident there are a few Muslims as well. There … Continue reading

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A Glimpse from the UK Perspective

Yesterday, on a train back from Chicago (where a local Teachers Union strike just ended), I met a couple on holiday from across the pond. They're on a tour of the US. They're both around retirement age after serving many … Continue reading

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Family Road Trips

Some of our best memories as a family involve cross-country road trips. It surprises me a little when I see people wince or shudder at the idea of traveling with their children. I've always looked forward to it. I enjoy … Continue reading

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