The Point of Travel

Travel used to have a purpose - to find trading partners, to cure disease, to scout out fertile land to homestead on. According to my favorite modern philosopher, it still should. Travel should be about more than gaining social media followers and checking items off a clichéd bucket list. It should feed your soul and … Continue reading The Point of Travel

The End of Year Book Report (#3)

July through December 2017   Title: Four Seasons in Rome Author: Anthony Doerr Date Finished: 7/23 Finished: Yes Format: Hard cover Ranking Out of 10: 9 Notes: Ah, so beautiful. Every sentence of this book was lovely.  It's a memoir of the author's year in Rome while writing a novel, just after his wife gave birth to twins. I am not at all interested … Continue reading The End of Year Book Report (#3)