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Audiobook Chapter 22: Yugoslavia, The Legacy of Religions, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

May 15, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 22: Yugoslavia, The Legacy of Religions, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The destructive energy of religious hatred, so major a force in our time, struck me in Yugoslavia, when I was there at the start of an earlier conflict, as Christians and Muslims began to slaughter each other.

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Audiobook Chapter 21: Honolulu, The Sensuality of Life from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

May 4, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 21: Honolulu, The Sensuality of Life from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The joyful sensuality of life, with all its sexual, taste, sight, hearing, smelling, and feeling intensities, has always been epitomized for me by Hawaii.

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Audiobook Chapter 20: Berkeley, The Little Things I Appreciate, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

April 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 20: Berkeley, The Little Things I Appreciate, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

In my everyday life in Berkeley there are many small daily joys. My list includes a glass of chilled Chardonnay, a leaf of fresh spinach in my salad, the opportunity to get the global village news on the Internet, and the option to banish nightly darkness with electric lights.

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Lee Foster’s California Travel Guidebook Released in China in Chinese

April 16, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Lee Foster’s California Travel Guidebook Released in China in Chinese

Lee Foster’s main California travel guidebook, Northern California Travel: The Best Options, has been released in China in Chinese.

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Audiobook Chapter 19: Egypt, The Accomplishments of Man, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

April 6, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 19: Egypt, The Accomplishments of Man, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

With ISIS now sledgehammering the great cultural heritage of Syria and Iraq into rubble, it is worth noting that Egypt offers a satisfying historical experience for the modern traveler interested in what early mankind achieved in the region.

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Audiobook Chapter 18: Galapagos, The Passions of the Biologists, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

March 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Audiobook Chapter 18: Galapagos, The Passions of the Biologists, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The brevity and individuality of my own life, compared to the long continuum of life and the remarkable diversity of life forms, was a mystery particularly poignant as I sailed in a small yacht through the Galapagos.

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Lee Foster’s Literary Memoir Minnesota Boy Published

March 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Lee Foster’s Literary Memoir Minnesota Boy Published

Lee Foster’s literary memoir about growing up in Minnesota has been re-published and released as Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century.

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Audiobook Chapter 17: Cape Canaveral, The Adventure of Space Flight, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

March 17, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 17: Cape Canaveral, The Adventure of Space Flight, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The marvel of space flight is surely one of the most wondrous aspects of our modern world. It is amazing to think that only 66 years passed between the first halting flight at Kitty Hawk and man’s first step on the moon. On a visit to Cape Canaveral, your imagination can lift off, as have so many adventuresome rockets.

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Audiobook Chapter 16: Denali, The Beauty of Nature, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

February 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 16: Denali, The Beauty of Nature, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

The beauty of nature, in all its ravishing diversity, is one of the main joys in life that we as humans may be fortunate to experience. Yet nature, in all its loveliness, does not care about the anxiety that we may feel regarding our brief human presence on this earth.

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Audiobook Chapter 15: Mesa Verde, The Anasazi’s Meaning of Life, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

February 10, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Audiobook Chapter 15: Mesa Verde, The Anasazi’s Meaning of Life, from Lee Foster’s book Travels in an American Imagination

It is presumptuous that we think we understand the meaning of life as felt by other people in different cultures in our own time. What about people living in a different era? I thought about this as I looked at the Anasazi ruins at Mesa Verde in Colorado. What did life mean to an Anasazi?

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