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Solitude

I just watched one of my favorite films, Cast Away. I enjoy the middle portion of the film, when Tom Hanks’s character is alone on a desert island. Yes, he’s with Wilson– but the film, at this point, focuses on how he can survive in solitude. He doesn’t handle...

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Life after Facebook

The other morning, my wife was reading about the Women’s March on Washington. She wanted to share something she found on Facebook with me, so she tried using Messenger–unsuccessfully, since I deleted my Facebook account a couple of weeks ago. It was interesting to...

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Remembering America

Recently a reader of my book Home Free: An American Road Trip asked me: "I'd guess traveling around the country during the 2012 election would have been interesting, but do you wish you'd done the same for 2016???? 😀" It's an intriguing, pregnant question. On an...

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