Rite Of Passage
[originally posted on /Message, May 23 2006] Last summer, my elder son Keenan attended the Berklee College of Music’s five week summer program. I definitely had a flash forward to that not too distant day when he would be flying the coop, and heading off to college. Last week, I brought Keenan, now 17 and a half, up to Toronto to look at schools. It was a wonderful experience to see...
Where Are You Going?
Ted Rheingold’s in Asia, traveling: [from 8 Days in Hong Kong & Shanghai] In Indonesia it’s very common for complete strangers to greet each other on the road by asking “where are you going?” A very friendly answer is “I’m just going along.” An alternative response is ‘just washing the eyes.’ That response stuck with me as I always felt that living in or visiting cultures other than...