alone in the big city

I’ve been coming to New York City in the spring for almost 20 years, usually to attend and often to give a workshop or two at a conference for student journalists. I’ve had some of best experience with students here, as well as some of my worst—losing a student on the subway or having one… Continue reading alone in the big city

getting off the interstate

I understand more people are taking the slow boat to China, or whatever the 21st century equivalent is, enjoying the journey as much as the destination. The growth of the slow travel movement is partly a response to the recession, which meant trips were fewer and shorter. Airport security lines turn out not to be… Continue reading getting off the interstate