The Pomegranate

Winter is heaving its final gusts of biting wind. Late February is homestretch territory. Sunny days begin to outnumber overcast ones. The thaw has not started yet, but its back is about to crack under the sun.  Spotting a punchy ripe pomegranate in the grocery store from December through February reminds me of spring pleasures. … Continue reading The Pomegranate

So you want to quit your job and travel the world? Part I: How To Fund Your Trip

This post is the first in a series of How-Tos on saving money, traveling, and realizing your biggest, juiciest, wildest dreams.  Open The Door When someone finds out I quit my job last year and traveled the world for 6 months, the most common reaction is, “Holy shit, that is so cool!” The second comment … Continue reading So you want to quit your job and travel the world? Part I: How To Fund Your Trip