Posts for travel

To Tuscany

General/Column August 13, 2018

“What about Ben,” I think, “Would he want to come to Tuscany, too?” I had just clicked “buy” for a…

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Ebb and Flow

General/Column April 9, 2018

The summer I was 12, my parents put me on a train from Chicago to New York City. It was…

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General/Column January 5, 2018

Towels and swimsuits crowd the table upstairs, waiting. I stand in front of my laptop watching lines spread across the…

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Conquering Masada with My Seven-Year-Old

General/Column March 20, 2017

According to the historian Josephus, a group of 960 Jews chose to murder one another on a bleak mountaintop in…

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