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orna-b-raz's picture
Apr.17.2014
The Whales Know A Journey through Mexican California: by Pino Cacucci, translated by Katherine Gregor For years, few days before my husband's birthday, I used to go to the Travel Section at our local bookstore to look for the perfect book that would capture his imagination. Those were not the...
bob-mustin's picture
Aug.30.2013
   The Atlantic, September 2013   How to publish responsible journalism but appeal to the weirdness a sensationalism-loving public craves...hmmm... Whatever you do, whatever you write, make sure technology is at the core of it.  This is what The Atlantic attempts in...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.18.2013
At the moment is appears there is no vacation destination inspired by Kafka. Just because he said of Prague, "The little mother has claws", is no reason not to follow in K's footsteps. And there is no reason to restrict yourself to a physical landscape. Of course there can be castles and zoos and...
michael-seidel's picture
Jul.09.2013
My wife and I just completed a shortcay.  Vacation has been tortured into becoming a vacay.  We further butchered it into a short vacation, or short vacay - the shortcay.   But there are many other sorts of vacays. We used to have just that one type of leisure trip.  We called...
michael-seidel's picture
Mar.25.2013
Spreak break has begun here in southern Oregon.  I don't know if that's a universal season or it's up to local whims.  No school this week.  They're all out. The Beanery's manager was telling me her teenage sons were complaining.  They didn't have anywhere to go for spring break...
sharon-edwards's picture
Dec.02.2012
Nothing refreshes my soul like time spent in the mountains. The pungent scent of pines and sagebrush on the breeze … the majesty of granite peaks soaring into the sapphire sky … the utter silence of a mountain meadow … the sense that ghosts of mountain men still roam the forested mountainsides. A...
jill-moore's picture
Jul.07.2012
I bet we all have been there.  Going on a trip or vacation, whether business or pleasure, and finding ourselves either starting out with great resolve to stick to our plans or throwing our hands up in the air and deciding to eat whatever we please, whenever we please and then lounge around in...
randy-mitchell's picture
May.31.2012
We all have certain things which make us feel happier, content, less stressed, and wanting to claim more from life. For some, it’s the smoothness of silk against their skin, the adoring face of a puppy, a friendly encounter, a child’s laughter, or the sensuality of a lovers kiss. True, all these...
suellen-ocean's picture
Sep.08.2011
Throughout history, houses of worship have provided many benefits for their communities. They also provide a treasure trove for genealogists. I find historical houses of worship so interesting, I could design a vacation around them. They leave clues in their architecture, their stained glass...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.15.2011
  Worst Times To Pitch a Publishing Professional By Jason Boog  Authors, aspiring writers, GalleyCat bloggers, publicists and other publishing professionals have all learned that summer is the worst time to pitch somebody an idea. Between summer Fridays and vacation plans, your email inbox will be...