Jon Krakauer, author of the recently released Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town admits that he was ignorant of the prevalence of rape until a close friend confided her experience and he began research on the book. Now he says he is ashamed of his former ignorance and lack of interest. Despite frequent news stories... READ MORE
Call me Ulysses if you like. I have certainly enjoyed many fine travel adventures. But don't expect my Penelope to stay home unraveling a rug. My wife and I have cultivated a shared passion for travel for over 40 years, and have made many mistakes along the way.
Traveling together can be a unique bonding experience, or it can be... READ MORE
Loneliness is usually considered to be the emotional effect of a life situation, the situation of being isolated, rejected, or abandoned. But most of us have experienced feeling lonely in a crowd, or being entirely content when we're all by ourselves. So the emotion we experience as loneliness in adulthood is actually independent of whether... READ MORE