This morning, I pulled on my wool socks Dug out of a box on the shelf, a hope in vain To hamper the damp Oregon chill, This ever-present, wet weight seeping in Through my open window.   I fitted each foot into a sock, A cloud of dust releasing from the heel, And I saw …

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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[dropcap size=small]A[/dropcap]s the title suggests, you would be hard pressed to find a food more quintessentially Spanish than the tortilla de patatas or literally, “potato omelette.” It is a sublime snack, sandwich stuffer, or stand-alone supper, due to its simplicity and sabor. (Alright, no more alliteration, I swear!) Some even call it the “tortilla española,” …

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