By Tamim Ansary Fifty years ago, I went to Canyonlands, a place in southern Utah. I was a student at Colorado Rocky Mountain School then, and the school traditionally took us kids on two camping trips a year, one in the fall, and one in the spring. Fall Trip was only three days long, we went […]

Hitchhike to the Mystic

by Rick Schmidt ©2016 Sometime in the summer of my marital breakup, mid-July of 1969, I got the powerful urge to hit the road.  I had never visited the Space Needle in Seattle, I figured this was as good a time as any.  One year earlier, I’d done a coast-to-coast round trip hitchhike in just […]