After leaving Saint Michel, I walked through some truly horrendous back streets turned Disney-fied tourist trap version of Paris over to Shakespeare and Company bookstore. On the ground floor (no Continue reading
Any writer, reader of good literature, history geek, folk fond of tactile correspondence, stationery freak or handwriting analyst should go immediately upon arrival in Paris to the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts (Museé des Lettres et Manuscripts en français).
One summer during college, I sold $10,000 worth of knives. It was kinda crazy. When I started selling knives, it was to my family and friends – sorry, you guys! Continue reading
Like any sports fan, I watch ESPN. I especially look forward to a segment they call Web Gems, a collection of all the best highlights from around the athletic world. Continue reading
GOAL: Get my writing in front of Pauline Frommer to read (and hopefully love). Win a trip around the world, too. STRATEGY: Enter “I am Intrepid” Contest (done). Be voted into the top Continue reading
Dear Family & Friends, I found out last night. I didn’t know they were going to publish the Shortlist of final entries still in consideration for the scholarship. They published Continue reading
A few months ago, I started a conversation via Facebook with my cousin. She’d posted a link to an article, “Conservative vs. Liberal Beliefs” by StudentNewsDaily.com, and she added that Continue reading
Update, May 15, 2012: My entry is not on the scholarship shortlist. On Friday, I sent in my application to the 2012 World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship. This is a Continue reading