My Chinese publisher has just come out with the ebook translation of my travel/literary book Travels in an American Imagination: The Spiritual Geography of Our Time. This is my second book in Chinese.
Outdoor travel adventures possible near Las Vegas include visits to Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, Red Rock Park, Valley of Fire Park, and the Overton Lost City Museum.
Las Vegas attracts with appeals far beyond gambling, including upscale resorts, spectacular entertainment, fine dining, and spas. Both the Strip and downtown Fremont Street have their fans. The Mob Museum, the zipline hovering above Fremont Street, and the Neon Museum are among the newer attractions. .
I am posting some excerpts from my memoir about growing up in Minnesota, titled Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century. This post is about love of the outdoors.
I am posting some excerpts from my memoir about growing up in Minnesota, titled Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century. This post is about Minnesota American values.
I am posting some excerpts from my memoir about growing up in Minnesota, titled Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century. This post is about the power of religion in shaping us.
I am posting some excerpts from my memoir about growing up in Minnesota, titled Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century. This post is about the wonder of childhood, in all its little details.
I am posting some excerpts from my memoir about growing up in Minnesota, titled Minnesota Boy: Growing Up in Mid-America, Mid-20th Century. This post is about the toughness of my ancestors, who settled Minnesota.
Chris Baker, my good friend and colleague, motorcycled through the San Francisco region this past week and left us with a lot of insights about his favorite expert subject—Cuba.
The prospect of a long and healthy life is a joy and a gift, made possible by my circumstances, nutrition, and genetics. The Kenya tribes people I met when making this photo were doomed to a significantly briefer length of life. A possible long life is a special aspect of life in our time.