Running Shoes and Carry On Bag...

Jul 29, 2014 by

The other night I had dinner with an old friend and his wife.  She’s expecting, and her adorable baby bump is just beginning to...

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The Suitcase Scholar Turns Fiv...

Jul 23, 2014 by

You know all of those people who tell you to follow your dreams, work hard, and everything will work out?  Yeah.  They kind of have...

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Just the Two of Us: Defining D...

Jul 18, 2014 by

When I write about travel, I have a favorite word (in fact, I’ve used it three times so far).  That word: I.  I write about...

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Cruising the Columbia: On Curi...

Jul 15, 2014 by

As we sailed out of Portland this afternoon, I made a decision: I am going to approach this trip as an adventure, as an exploration....

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Blog Blobs: On Growing Up

Jul 8, 2014 by

Back when I started this blog almost five years ago–when it was called Blog on the Run and ended with .wordpress.com–I...

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