Just one of many Explorations, I designed this chessboard after wondering why chessboards have to be flat. Start with “why?” and you never know where you’ll end
Here you’ll find insights and observations on what I’m learning as I try new experiences and offer exercises, experiments and expeditions for you to try as well.
Think of it as behind-the-scenes explorations on new ways of learning by learning new things.
Our starting Explorations are in Food, Photography, The Art of Craft and, of course, Travel.
Come back soon for more.
What’s the secret to making your writing or your art more interesting and memorable? Details. But knowing how to collect those details can make a huge difference to your writing, your art and even to your trips.
A little girl with cancer. A caring friend with a story. A way for others to get involved and make a difference. There’s more here than hair fairies…
How to travel like a beginner…or maybe not This past week, I attempted to travel like a beginner, a novice unfamiliar with words like bulkhead, elite line or overhead bin. I tried to view air travel as a newbie. I failed. Why it’s hard to travel like a beginner I think I was doomed before I ever threw my carryon into the trunk of my car. While I laud…
Even if you’re a veteran traveler, there are benefits to learning to travel like a beginner. You may even rediscover what you love about travel.
A food tour of Seattle’s International District and Chinatown revealed not only some secret gems of restaurants and stores but also the value of a guide to discovering such hidden places.
As I found in making chemo gifts for those undergoing cancer treatment, you find the greatest meaning at the intersection of your delight and others’ needs.