Photo Challenge: Solitary

This week’s photo challenge from WordPress is the word “Solitary.” My response was discovered in the late morning sunshine yesterday as I walked along part of the Three Rivers Trail from downtown to Lake Park. This photo from Coshocton, Ohio was taken from the footbridge crossing the Walhonding River, shortly before it meets with the … More Photo Challenge: Solitary

The Art of Canyon Solitaire: Reflections on Theroux, Abbey, and Kurt’s Cap’n Crunch

It all started with an innocent bowl of Cap’n Crunch and an even more innocent Kurt, excited for our morning of adventure. And it was really cramping my routine. Travel writer Paul Theroux is a major proponent of traveling alone to avoid the distractions of another person. He also believes in not using cameras because … More The Art of Canyon Solitaire: Reflections on Theroux, Abbey, and Kurt’s Cap’n Crunch