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Read This: Escape Clauses — Getting Away With a Travel Writing Life

Wonder what it's like to be a travel writer? Luckily for all of us, Bob Payne has a new memoir about just that, entitled Escape Clauses — Getting Away With a Travel Writing Life. He shows (and tells) what a life of travel—and sharing about it—is like. 

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Listen Up! Russ Hewitt's Chasing Horizons is a Musical Gift

EVERY time the extraordinary musician Russ Hewitt releases a new CD, I am overjoyed at the musical gift he has given the world. His latest CD, Chasing Horizons, is gorgeous, soulful, and utterly addicting. I think you will feel the same, too.

Listen Up! Russ Hewitt's Chasing Horizons is a Musical Gift

Travel with Awe and Wonder: Newfoundland Weather

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Oct 31, 2022 / 0 comments

This summer, my husband and I undertook a move. A relocation from Massachusetts to Arizona has been undertaken by others, no doubt. We decided to make things a little more interesting than a direct route. We headed north. Our circuitous route is winding us through Newfoundland, Portugal, and North Carolina. When one would think to take the southerly route from the Carolina’s to Arizona in the winter months, we will make Bugs Bunny’s famous right turn at Albuquerque to get to Bozeman, Montana. Then, we’ll drive to Arizona.

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The Ghost Ship S.S. Bannockburn

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Oct 29, 2022 / 0 comments

The approximate 6,000 ships that have succumbed to raging storms attest to the power of the Great Lakes. As I traveled, writing and compiling information for my three-volume travel series that explores Michigan's coasts, I heard or read the tales left behind by those ill-fated ships. They add a somber, but compelling backdrop to Michigan’s waterways.

 

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How Social Scientists Can Use Fiction—“Social Fiction”—in Their Research: An Interview with Dr. Patricia Leavy

Over 15 years ago, Dr. Patricia Leavy first published Method Meets Art, the groundbreaking text that propelled arts-based research into legitimacy around the world. She followed up in 2010 by coining the term “social fiction” to denote fiction that is grounded in scholarly research.

Travel with Awe and Wonder: Stumble-Upons: First Observations in Newfoundland

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Oct 18, 2022 / 0 comments

This summer, my husband and I undertook a move. A relocation from Massachusetts to Arizona has been undertaken by others, no doubt. We decided to make things a little more interesting than a direct route. We headed north. Our circuitous route is winding us through Newfoundland, Portugal, and North Carolina. When one would think to take the southerly route from the Carolina’s to Arizona in the winter months, we will make Bugs Bunny’s famous right turn at Albuquerque to get to Bozeman, Montana. Then, we’ll drive to Arizona.

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The Impact of University Education On Career Paths in 2022

University education has long been a stepping stone to a successful career, but with the ever-changing job market landscape, is this still the case? In 2022, the majority of jobs will require some form of post-secondary education. However, the type of education needed will vary depending on the field.

Music for friendship, connection, and perspective

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Oct 17, 2022 / 0 comments

Friends old and new can offer connection and perspective in shifting times.

The many aspects of friendship come up as a source for musicians, of course. Friendship also often informs the creation of music itself, as musicians collaborate in writing, playing, and recording their work.

Here are several ways to consider these varied aspects of friendship as expressed through music.

Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes: The Andaste

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Oct 09, 2022 / 0 comments

The approximate 6,000 ships that have succumbed to raging storms attest to the power of the Great Lakes. As I traveled, writing and compiling information for my three-volume travel series that explores Michigan's coasts, I heard or read the tales left behind by those ill-fated ships. They add a somber, but compelling backdrop to Michigan’s waterways.

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Read This:100 Things to Do in Boulder Before You Die

I’ve got a book you absolutely MUST read! 

There’s so much to explore in this world that, too often, we’re overwhelmed. Luckily for us, there are guidebooks written by experts that can clearly help us decide where to visit next.

Such is the case with a new book by renowned travel writer Sandra Bornstein, our History Comes Alive Through Travel Editor. 

 Read This: 100 Things to Do in Boulder Before You Die

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