Chicago, Illinois, USA – On the Road Again

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Rate our ReviewsChicago, Illinois, USA…So I thought I was through with running after the Reunion ultra-marathon.  Silly me. Perhaps I should be flattered my youngest stepson literally followed my footsteps and expressed his desire to run a marathon. Upon learning the news, Eric’s mother informed me “he can’t do that by himself.”  Of course, my […]

Atlanta, GA – Center for Civil and Human Rights 

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Rate our ReviewsAtlanta, GA…..  Martin Luther King, Jr. is often the first name coming to mind when one thinks of Atlanta.  This giant of the civil rights movement was born here and despite countless days marching for freedom across the United States, Atlanta was always home.  His legacy is preserved many ways in the city, but possibly none as profound as the Center for Civil and Human Rights.   

Wadi Rum, Jordan –deserts & camel trekking?

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Rate our ReviewsWadi Rum, Jordan…. There is an overwhelming amount of things to know, and it is largely circumstance whether you have stumbled across one fact or another.  Fortunately, travel is a remarkable avenue for plugging gaps where missing knowledge is relevant and/or astounding.  All you need is a dose of inspiration from an enticing […]

Atlanta, Georgia – Tightening the Beltline 

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Rate our ReviewsAtlanta, Georgia…  While I doubt big cities anticipated the arrival of COVID-19, quite a few have installed impressive outdoor avenues over recent years.  Often these walkways are purely pedestrian, like NYC’s High Line, but others are mixed use, enabling bikers and skateboarders to join the fun.  One which I got to enjoy in 2020 before lock downs began was the splendid Beltline in Atlanta, […]

Shaq Ar-Resh Wadi, Dana, Jordan – Wise cracks and young people

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Rate our Reviews Shaq Ar-Resh, Dana Jordan….In the first Suja piece on Dana I introduced the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN), a unique volunteer organization charged with protecting Jordan’s natural resources.  At the time of my visit, I considered RSCN a two-edged sword: the group pursues an admirable mission, but as an avid […]