Archive for June, 2010

Checking in–on the fly June 24, 2010 3 Comments

Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Douglas Adams Well, I haven’t been flying, but I have hurling myself off of a pier every afternoon around 5 or so.  The lake that I land in requires swimming, not flying, or at least floating around on a raft or some such….For […]

Camino Seguro June 17, 2010 7 Comments

You suppose you are the trouble
 But you are the cure
 You suppose that you are the lock on the door
 But you are the key that opens it
 Rumi Hanley Dennings, the founder of  Safe Passage, saw in her heart what needed to be done and did it.  The very same week Hanley visited […]

Safe Passage June 9, 2010 7 Comments

What gives value to travel is fear.  It is the fact that, at a certain moment, when we are so far from our own country, we are seized by a vague fear, and an instinctive desire to go back to the protection of old habits.  This is the most obvious benefit of travel.  At that […]