Monthly Archives: July 2014

Travel on the Mind’s Eye

No.  I do not keep traveling because I am running away from something in my life.  I am curious; it is more the sensation of running toward something.  Being on the road reminds me of my potential.  Even in scary

Posted in Thinking Travel

Quito Street Politics

Quito is the capital of Ecuador.  It was 1994, and I recall the three star hotel I had booked was a bit rough compared to what I had expected. The morning market stalls, filled with all sorts of unfamiliar produce, seemed to

Posted in World Glimpses

Detroit, strong-armed yet undaunted

Detroit lies slumbering in the State of Michigan as the once steel giant city of industry.  I was there in 1998. Walking down the main street to the city’s gorgeous art museum (Detroit Industry of Arts) and the worthwhile Charles H. Wright African

Posted in Found in the USA

Summer Reading around the World

TOP TEN LIST for a good book this summer, after Tattoo–Journeys on My Mind of course. After all, that is is my purpose here—asking you to try it. But I highly recommend these TEN books as well. If they don’t travel

Posted in Just for Fun