Loralee Simonitch got her CELTA, which enables her to teach English to adult learners around the world. She then found a teaching job in Jakarta, Indonesia, where she has been living the past two years.
The documentary Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago beautifully illustrates this interesting, quintessentially human desire to explore the world while exploring the soul. The film follows six individuals the 780 kilometers (nearly 500 miles) from St Jean Pied de Port, located on the French side of the Pyrenees, across the Spanish frontier to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
In My Accidental Jihad, we are introduced to the author when she is a twenty-something who took a job at a Planned Parenthood clinic in California, which not only allowed her to put into practice her passion for women’s rights but also allowed her to surf.
What music is more epic?! The pieces I have chosen are often found on a Music 101 syllabus, but with good reason! These pieces helped define eras of music and moved -- and continue to do so today -- many audiences worldwide.
Overwhelmed by the amount of fresh blueberries in your kitchen after your recent picking expedition or CSA delivery? Fear not! This recipe uses 4 cups of those bountiful berries and will provide you with a (fairly healthy) breakfast or snack for several days.
Jillian Mann and Kyla Trethewey stopped daydreaming and did it. They dropped everything, bought an old RV off of Craigslist, and headed off on a road trip across the U.S.. Check out their story here, then zoom over to their inspiring website, Our Wild Abandon.
In addition to beauty business ads leaving a slight taste of hypocrisy in my mouth, there is the fact that I, along with millions of other people, most likely see one of these ads on Facebook, click it, “feel the feels,” share it, hashtag it, maybe even take a selfie, and then...we’re done. We go about our lives.
Photos of modern-day vagabonds riding the rails, sketches of Roman architecture, polar explorations, American banjo pickings married to Chinese lyrics, and dissections of NYC's underground world are just some of topics covered in this series of talks compiled to stir up your sense of wonder and, maybe, compel you to wander.
A doula, to me, is a birth coach who comes in to help the birth mother. She is in an emotional and physical support role for [the birth mother] in labor and birth. But, we’re non-medical, so not to be confused with anyone in the medical field. We are only there for physical and emotional support. ...It’s mothering the mother.
A Davidson grad, Devon Jayne Hughes currently lives in Eugene, OR. She delights in discovering local restaurants and foreign landscapes, reading/writing, listening to/playing music, cooking/eating vegan dishes, and forever being a student/teacher.