Sojourn in the Atlanta Airport

“The airports the one place you hear everyone’s life story,” one stranger remarked to another stranger before both began to outdo each other in sharing the stories they’d collected that day. These stories, and the stories I heard over a few days of delayed flights, reminded me of hope. The world is very much a […]

Italy: a preface from the end

It is the penultimate day of 2015 and I write from the last row of a dark airplane. We’re 3081 miles from our destination. We’re 1398 miles from our origin. We’re flying from France, but Paris wasn’t our true origin. Neither was Florence or Pisa or Venice or Rome, the cities in which I’ve spent […]