Postcards from Real Life: Building Bridges

Last weekend I scooted off to the Georgia Nature Photographers Association’s annual expo at Unicoi State Park. As you can imagine, an event like this is energizing in many ways. Getting to catch up with friends, letting my inner photography nerd run free amongst fellow enthusiasts, and meeting other inspiring photographers are just a few of the advantages. Our keynote …

Our Best Years

val in real life

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of the A Way with Words podcast. It’s one of our favorite on-the-road education resources and it’s filled with the marvels of language and culture. In an episode we listened to yesterday, they shared the story of author Harriet Doerr. She quit college to start a family and eventually returned to school at age …

Postcards from Real Life: The Story of Travel

When you find the world an infinitely curious place, staying still isn’t an option. But even if your curiosity is limited and the comforts of home are where you like to spend most of your time, travel can still open your eyes and new chapters for you. And whether you travel a lot or a little, when you return home, …