Sink or Swim

This is the lucky #13 article in a summer series on what travel has to teach us about life. Just outside Chichen Itza in Mexico, there is a sinkhole that a farmer discovered one day while plowing his field. It is now a stop on the tour of these ancient Mayan ruins, a welcome respite from the…

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LETTUCE CONSIDER….

This is the 9th post in a summer series on what travel has to teach us about life. A food market in the middle of Paris. I am doing my best to communicate to a deadpan grocer that I want some lettuce. “Je voudrais…lettuce,” I say. I don’t know the French word for lettuce. No…

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THE UNEXPECTED

This is the 7th post in a summer series on what travel has to teach us about life. The second trip I took during my separation was to meet my friend at the halfway point between our houses in Columbus and Chicago: Indianapolis. Before arrival, we’d made a bunch of plans to visit the local sites,…

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