Wander

“Here’s what I think: I think I’ve got a map in my car that wants to be used, and I think there are places we can go that need to be seen. Maybe no one else will ever visit them and appreciate them or take the time to think they’re important, but maybe even the smallest places mean something. And, if not, maybe they can mean something to us. At the very least, by the time we leave, we know we will have seen it. So come on. Let’s go. Let’s count for something.” – Finch, ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES

This is a picture of a beach in my hometown, Libreville. Since moving to the US at the age of 10, I find solace in this...

Walking along the bluff, Through swaying trees, Catching glimpses of a fiery orb Rising from the lake. Walking into a spider's web And a swarm of hovering flies, As the...

Over the summer, I went to New York City. The first night we were there, my aunt and uncle took my siblings and me...

It’s pretty unlikely that you will find Houston in a travel magazine alongside cities like Honolulu, New York, and Hollywood. It makes sense. It’s...

 One of the highlights of summer for me each year is the Bristol Renaissance Faire.   Each weekend in July through August, visitors can stroll among...

Wander to a place that makes you wonder. Wander to a place that makes you think. Wander to a place that challenges you. My heart...

After scrambled eggs and goodbyes with Mom, on the morning of July 19, 2014, Dad and I (and Bill the SCOBY) began our drive...

If you speak to anyone from Wisconsin about their weekends, you will probably hear them mention “up north.” I am no exception to this....

In the month of June of the year 2000, I moved from the balmy humidity of South Carolina to Cape Town, South Africa —...

To the outsider’s eye, Houston is a fairly generic city. New York is known for Broadway, Los Angeles for Hollywood, Chicago for pizza, Nashville...