Category Archives: Travel

Amazing Race Back on Track

After almost a year off the air, The Amazing Race is back on track at CBS.  The show will start its 29th cycle at the end of the month . . . with a twist that some have been asking … Continue reading

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The Last of 2016

And so ends a year that our culture has anthropomorphized for the last couple of months.  Thought I’d end a year in posts with something other than a “best-of” list (though I would like to get around to that at … Continue reading

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“The Land of My Sojourn”

At the final Behold the Lamb of God concert this Christmas season, Andrew Peterson added Rich Mullins’ “Land of My Sojourn” to his set list.  It’s the final song on Mullins’ masterpiece, A Liturgy, A Legacy, and a Ragamuffin Band. … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Days: A Hospitable World

Before he gets into a discussion of the ways contemporary culture has re-defined the identity of the pilgrim, Bauman casts one last picture of the kind of world necessary for a “classical” pilgrimage to take place.  “Both life and and … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Days: Streets and Houses

In his consideration of identity culture and postmodern thinking, Zygmunt Bauman looks back to a particular moment in history for an image and a way of thinking about the world. When Rome lay in ruins– humbled, humiliated and sacked and … Continue reading

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Island Travel

A few summers ago, while traveling through New Zealand, I had the opportunity to tour the Weta Workshop and Cave.  I saw lots of cool things from movies like The Lord of the Rings, District 9, and the Narnia movies. … Continue reading

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What You Find When You Look

Try as we might to make it otherwise, place matters.  At our best, we are people rooted in place and time in a way that makes us mindful of the good and bad of our moment.  This is less and … Continue reading

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