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Cycling from Montecchio Precalcino, Italy, to northern Europe, then to Syria to raise money for the International Rescue Committee
Cycling from Montecchio Precalcino, Italy, to northern Europe, then to Syria to raise money for the International Rescue Committee

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So many of us believe we must protect ourselves at all costs, like people in a half-full lifeboat kicking away those who are still in the water for fear they will swamp the boat.
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Courage and Fear and the Refugee Crisis
With the refugees I think about a time a little less than four years ago, when my daughter Olivia and I arrived in a little Spanish town called Las Cabezas de San Juan, a three day walk from Seville. We unloaded our backpacks on a bench in the Plaza Mártire...
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my friend Lies cycles down the rhine and into the Alps
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Trickle Down Economics as Practiced in Morocco
Along the N2 running from Tanger
to Tetouan Olivia and I take a break by the road where the traffic slows for a
traffic circle. Several people stand or sit waiting for a bus or a taxi or a
ride and we sit among them on our packs drinking from our water bott...
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Ten Days of Vipassana
Day One: Noble Silence is interesting. No words, no gestures, no eye contact. When someone cuts in line at lunchtime I want to glare at the guy, but just look at my shoes. The anger passes. So what if someone cuts in line? I want to ask my roomate a questio...
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Breaking into Schools
A look back at the two weeks spent traveling from Edirne to Istanbul. A short book, about 14,000 words. Ninety nine cents on Kindle. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00TUA5PQA
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