Time For A South Seas Adventure! Imagine that this was your view of home – a south seas island paradise – thousands of miles from anywhere…well, for one adventurous young Teacher, it was home – and he wrote a book… Read More ›
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Welcome To “The Roof Of The World!” This unbelievable image is from Lhasa, Tibet. This area in central Asia, which includes Mt. Everest, is known as the “roof of the world.” I just read a book that took me on… Read More ›
Experience Life As A “Sea Gypsy!” Can you imagine living your entire life on the water? As in “24 /7?” Well, for a number of nomadic tribes, that is their entire world! Look at this “small town”: First of all,… Read More ›
Here’s Kelly Clarkson’s White House #Kellyoke Video! Inspiring “Get Together” Performed In The East Room!
Today’s The Day! Kelly Clarkson took her talk show to the East Room of The White House – for a candid, in-depth conversation with Dr. Jill Biden, The First Lady Of The United States! As always, Kelly opened her show… Read More ›
Inside The White House! Meet “The Residence” Staff! Sneak Peek Of Kelly Clarkson’s White House Conversation With The First Lady!
Welcome to The White House! Let Me Get The Door! It’s one of the most recognized houses int he world – and home to the President and First Lady fo the United States…but it’s much more than that – it’s… Read More ›
The Engrossing New Film “Nomadland!” Frances McDormand Is Riveting! Filmed In “Empire”, An American Ghost Town!
Take A Journey Through “Nomadland!” This brilliant new film has just begun streaming on HULU, and also available in theaters where open and to rent online as well. Frances McDormand gives another career-making performance – completely fearless and totally exposed… Read More ›
The Gorgeous Sri Lanka Has An “Elephant Complex!” Fascinating Book Is A Cautionary Tale For America!
“One day I went to the Vijitha Yapa store for a book on the conflict. ‘I’m sorry’, said the salesman, ‘but they’re still being written.’” Those words sum up the story of Sri Lanka, a proud country recovering from a… Read More ›
Palau’s Pandemic Crisis! This Slice Of Paradise Is Under Siege – Not From The Virus, But The Quarantine!
Want To Visit Paradise? As we get 2021 underway, we are all hopeful that we can overcome our current worldwide medical catastrophe and open the world up again to travel and explore. As the picture above shows, it’s an incredible… Read More ›
A Ghostly “Empire”! Nevada’s Mining Ghost Town! “Cult Movie Monday” Has The New Film “Nomadland” Captures A Desolate America!
Welcome To Nowhere! This edition of “Cult Movie Monday” begins with a trip back in time before highlighting an acclaimed new film that is already getting Oscar buzz! Some of you know by previous posts that I am fascinated by… Read More ›
Exploring Patagonia – By Train And Motorcycle! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Paul Theroux – And Ewan McGregor!
Who’s Up For A Train Trip Like This? As always, legendary Travel Writer Paul Theroux was, and the trip was one of his greatest ever. Here’s how they set it up: “Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station… Read More ›