Inspiration for the 2020 Graduates: Life is What We Make It

Inspiration for the 2020 Graduates: Life is What We Make It

 Life is what we make it. Class of 2020 Publisher’s note: I met Enock Makasi on March 24, 2016 when he was flying from Los Angeles, California to Salt Lake City on his way to his new home in Idaho and he was 15 years old. He had already flown from Uganda to Amsterdam and then California. He … Continued

Cathleen Falsani: an Episcopalian with a Rabbi, Raised Catholic

Cathleen Falsani: an Episcopalian with a Rabbi, Raised Catholic

“Blessed is the influence of one true loving soul on another.” ~ George Eliot So how does an Episcopalian with a rabbi, who was raised Catholic and then Southern Baptist, help someone who lives in the black-and-white, plunge head-first into the gray? It’s too simplistic to describe Cathleen Falsani as a religion columnist for The … Continued

Terrorized By My Bicycle in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

Terrorized By A Bike — 5 years Before I’m 50 “I did this to myself,” I mumbled. I kept thinking, “This is my fault. I am stuck on this bike in this heat in Bagan to celebrate my big birthday. I chose this. I must be crazy.” I wondered, “Why am I torturing myself? Are … Continued

When George Bush was President and other stories from the road

When George W Bush was President of the United States of America, we sometimes intimated that we were Canadian while we were traveling. Anti-American sentiment was high, especially in the Middle East, Northern Africa, and parts of Asia, that it seemed smarter to create a new nationality for ourselves. Traveling while Barak Obama has been … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel