The ache of ephemeral experiences
Some or the best, most meaningful moments on trips or in life are fleeting. They do not last beyond the experience itself. So what do we do with them?
Being in a different place for Christmas
We’re not always in the places we want to be even on Christmas. But Christmas reminds us that no matter where we are, we are never alone…
Gaining when we lose
Unlike children, adults often have great difficulty mastering a second language as we get older. And that’s okay…
A fortunate trip
As another trip to Oregon revealed, not all trips go as planned. But often what seems like a nightmare at the time can turn out to be the best possible thing that could have happened.
Remembering what we don’t understand
Why we remember aspects of trips long after the event is a mystery. We don’t have to understand them. But we can reflect and thereby enjoy the trip anew.
When your trip goes awry – Part 5
We begin to make sense of hard trips only when we realize that where we thought we were heading isn’t our actual destination. What I learned about travel and life from an Andrew Peterson concert…on a trip.
When your trip goes awry – Part 4
When I finally make it to my destination after many missed flights, gratitude should be my first response. But why isn’t it?