The Problem with Storms is that We Need Them

Walter Isaacson on Walker Percy’s Theory of Hurricanes: “Why is a man apt to feel bad in a good environment, say suburban Short Hills, N.J., on an ordinary Wednesday afternoon?” Percy wrote in one of his essays. “Why is the same man apt to feel good in a very bad environment, say an old hotel… Continue reading The Problem with Storms is that We Need Them

Time Independence: A Personal Decision

“…for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.” (Revelation 12:12) “But time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart. And the more people saved, the less they had.” (Michael Ende, Momo) Despite our Time Anxiety: An Introduction Much of… Continue reading Time Independence: A Personal Decision

The Voyage Never Ends

“What does travel mean to you?” A question we all get asked from time to time, if we’ve spent some time on the road, living location-independently, as a backpacker, digital nomad, long-term traveler, or whatever you like to call it. For me, the difficulties in finding an answer to this question begin already when it… Continue reading The Voyage Never Ends