Failure to Communicate

Traveling in Egypt a few months ago, I encountered a challenging situation that highlighted the difficulties of navigating language barriers. While purchasing snacks at a market, I noticed the young man at the cash register […]


Hiking Meets Culture

Wanna go for a hike? It’s a common question when you live near the Great Smoky Mountains, like I do. I’ve always been a hiker. I grew up hiking the Adirondack mountains of New York, […]