Who’s Up For A Good Walk To Kick Off 2023? One of my New Year’s resolutions is to hike even more than I have in the past few years, and what better way than the world’s longest hike? Grab some… Read More ›
Exploring The World – By Train! From Tibet To Siberia! Riding The Orient Express!
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 ›
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 ›
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 ›
Stretch Your Legs – With The World’s Longest Walk! Fourteen Thousand Miles So Let’s Get Moving! Here’s The Map!
Time To Take A Walk! In the mood for a good long walk?? A REAL LONG WALK? Well, grab some new tennis shoes because Popular Mechanics recently shared a post by Interesting Engineering – with what’s thought to be the… Read More ›
A Peek “Behind The Beautiful Forevers”! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has The Harrowing Story Of Life In A Mumbai Slum!
Life, Death And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity! I wanted to share an amazing, although sobering, book about a way of life you probably could never imagine – as the Author describes here: “Abdul grabbed a fresh shirt and flew…. Read More ›
Some Positive News In The Fight Against The Coronavirus! Best Ways To Practice “Social Distancing!”
While the Coronavirus Pandemic crisis continues, there are signs that we are fighting back. Most of us are “sheltering at home” now, which will help mitigate the spread of the virus. And Scientists around the world are racing to find… Read More ›
Stay At Home And Read A Book! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Great Reading Options!
With many of us “sheltering at home” for the next few weeks, I wanted to share some terrific books to take your mind off the troubles we are facing…this Wednesday Bookmobile offers books on travel, food, history, pulp fiction and… Read More ›
The “Laureate Of Lowlife!” Wednesday’s Bookmobile Has “Barfly” Charles Bukowski!
“Hey baby, nobody suffers like the poor.” He’s been called the “laureate of American lowlife” – and this classic photo by Mark Hanauer captures the intensity and bravado of one of America’s greatest Writers, Charles Bukowski! Let’s Have A Drink… Read More ›
Dying To Go “Into The Wild!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Tragic Twist As Tourists Die At “Book” Site!
Dying to See The “Into The Wild” Bus – Literally! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” travels to Alaska, the ill-fated location for the compelling story of “Into The Wild”. Now sadly, history is repeating itself – as fans of this compelling book… Read More ›