I’m just a kid from the Southwest. I’ve spent my entire life watching the water level in Lake Mead (in Nevada) decline, seeing more and more of the surrounding rocks with the telltale white line from mineral deposits over the years. My idea of a […]
Come Drive with Me Driving west near Grand Island, across the braided Platte one more time, my–our–road begins its lone stunning uphill path across Nebraska. We pass train after train, intense-orange engines, cars heaped with black coal. Then suddenly, Sandhills! Anchored by Little Blue Stem […]
Travel Essay: The laws and edicts are laid out in the Old Testament in exacting terms specifying the ornaments, utensils and measurements for these objects utilized in the holy temple and for the division of spaces designated as sacred from those places for mortals. The biblically […]
Sarajevo has survived its 42-month siege. And to many citizens here, it is the return of the coffee cafes, of their smells and sounds, that says peace has arrived.