In 2008 at a commencement address at Harvard J.K. Rowling spoke of the value of failure. We all know her story. Wikipedia reports that she “progressed from living on benefits to multi-millionaire status within five years.” Twelve..
Travel changes us; there is no doubt about that. Travel removes us from the familiar routine that sometimes puts us to sleep back home. It broadens our perspective. When we go away we are able to see ourselves..
As we make this journey in the direction of our dreams, I wonder; what constitutes “there”? How do we know when we’ve made it? What tells us that we’ve arrived? Joseph Campbell said to follow your bliss, however bliss-following..
On Christmas Eve we attend mass then we meet the rest of the family at my Dad’s house. There we say our first official, “Merry Christmas” and the festivities begin. Dressed in our finery, happy and relaxed..