Your clothes are tired. Your art has lost its feeling. You find yourself longing to go on a novelistic journey to a faraway land. Or take a road trip to a national park. Or buy a slushie from the nearby gas station. Or sit in your car for a few hours and listen to your … Continue reading To Own Your Soul
It's astounding, baffling, how one can see an image millions of times but not truly absorb it. The Mona Lisa. I know you can picture it clearly in your mind, but it is so much more than an iconic painting. It is daVinci's masterpiece (if a bit smaller than you've likely imagined). It is correct … Continue reading The Louvre
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Before I’d arrived in Australia, people would speak of my upcoming trip as if I were going to the gallows. I remember getting a lot of strange advice, such as... “Watch out for the spiders. They’ll eat your face.” “Don’t go swimming. Too many sharks.” Needless to say, I was relieved (but not disappointed) to … Continue reading Reflections
Iced Coffee in Australia
When you order an iced coffee in Australia, don’t expect the typical over-sweet Dunkin’ Donuts material. When you step through the inviting door of an air-conditioned cafe and ask for an iced coffee, they’ll ask you if you’d like “whipped cream and ice cream with that” to which you reply, “sure!” because you didn’t fully … Continue reading Iced Coffee in Australia
Lost on the Road
I'll be writing a lot of these "travel poems" throughout our trip. This is the first one. What do you think of it?