October 2010

Hallowed

After traveling primarily on foot for two months, reacclimating to the bus has been its own adventure—entertaining if not perilous. …

A Series of Hellos

As I explored my new/old world this week, words from my friend Tom, who commented on my last post, continued …

Night and Day

Now in my period of readjustment, I’ve begun reading “Four Seasons in Rome,” by Anthony Doerr, whose experience and reflections …

Heart Is Where the Home Is

While reacclimating to Pacific Daylight Time, I spent the past four days in Northern California for a grantee retreat related …

Swan Song / Cigno Canzone

During my final year of undergraduate study, I wrote a paper for a focused seminar on Geoffrey Chaucer, during which …

Lost / Sono Persa

Nothing confirms that I’m out of my home country like being asked to produce i miei documenti when requested by …