Road Schooled

Lessons from the Road to Somewhere

America: Land Where Women Wrestle Men in Public Parks

While I was eating lunch in the town square at Jackson Hole Wyoming I witnessed for the first time in my life a girl wrestling a guy in a public park.  Not just playful wresting, but hardcore freestyle wresting with arm holds, leg holds, and takedowns.  The group of Asian tourists eating pizza next to […]

Falling for History on the Steps of the Lincoln Memorial

History was one of my least favorite subjects in school. Too much rote memorization of names, dates, and places. I hated history in school so much that I wasn’t even very excited to visit Washington DC when I was 30.  I still looked at history and politics the way I learned them in school – […]