Ernest Hemingway once said "in order to write about life first you must live it.”  That phrase sums up my approach to writing, and perfectly captures the purpose of this blog. The writing here is drawn from life, inspired by experiences, and mingled with creativity.

Recent Travel Articles

Mexico: Volunteering at El Rancho Del Rey
An Orange Tree in a Field of Flowers I was driving with a friend, Norm,

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South Dakota: When My Bus Was Cancelled
I was on the tail end of a Greyhound backpacking trip around the United States, meeting interesting people and hitching

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Brussels
Adventure in Brussels
After fifteen minutes of walking, the city’s business district gave way to rundown restaurants and boarded up windows. The street

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Crashing in the night
At night, back roads along Nova Scotia’s southern coast are treacherously dark and terrifyingly narrow, especially when fog rolls in

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Bus terminal portals
The seeds of my obsession with traveling by bus were sown more than a decade ago in 2006, when I

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Northampton
Can’t bottle up home
As evening sunlight fades, the charming city comes alive with twinkling lights, like those shining on the Smith College sign

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Layover
Rambles of a Two-Hour Layover
Layover Thoughts on Travel I sit in this Boston airport traveling to Iceland on a

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I am a Byproduct
Dad would pull the pallet onto the work floor with a hand jack and slap down another in its place.

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