Something Happened

By Tamim Ansary Something interesting happened in a memoir writing workshop of mine, which I run through the Osher Institute of Lifelong Learning at U.C. Berkeley.  You have to be at least fifty years old to join this program, but you can be any amount older.  One guy, for example, was ninety-something and writing about […]

Trusting the Universe

By Tamim Ansary The summer that men set foot on the moon, I decided to see if I could hitchhike across North America on five dollars and the kindness of strangers.  It was 1969,  two years after the Summer of Love, and the best minds of my generation were telling me that the cosmos would […]