If you travel with an open heart as I think one must, you will find yourself here in a moment like this one - unscripted by itinerary and shaded by something so universally important that long after the seasons change and the years pile on, you will remember the days when kindness mattered.
The time a town tugged at my heart
I fell in love with a town in 2011, wrote a long story about it (The Last of Kenton) and co-wrote/co-directed my first documentary. It premieres Saturday at the deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City. Here is preview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weBJSjvqQEM
Cuba: On the streets where they live
It's easy to savor the quaintness of a country when it has been a forbidden fruit for so long. Cuba's vintage automobiles, revolution graffiti and cigar-puffing characters satisfy the travel itch, but they can upstage reality as they did on my first trip there in 2012. On a return visit in December, I wanted to better understand Cuban life as I traveled deep... Continue Reading →