Tag Archive | travel

Adventures in Travel: Going the Long Way

Adventures in Travel: Going the Long Way

Since becoming a full-time freelancer in 2011, I’ve been teaching at writers conferences, which means I’ve done a lot more travel than I did when I worked for the newspaper. In the last couple of years I’ve flown to St. Louis, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Austin, and, most recently, Grand Rapids. Next week I’ll be off […]

Bring Your Bluster

I love to travel. I don’t get to do it much, but when I do, I thrive on the unexpected encounters. The people and places different from what I know in my daily life. What I don’t love as much about traveling is the technical end. Shuffling tickets, confirming reservations, and fighting off travel industry […]

25 random things about Ren

I got challenged to do this on Face book, so I thought I’d share. 1. Born in Germany, but don’t speak a word of German, nor have I seen my birthland since I was less than a year old. Hope to one day though. 2. In jr. high I was one of the ringleaders of […]