Tag: Scotland

Things The World Taught Me in 2014

Things The World Taught Me in 2014
I began this blog in June of 2014 with the goal of interviewing one person in every country of the world (roughly 196). By year’s end, I’d spoken with 19 people. They humbled me with their willingness to participate. Surprised, delighted, and disturbed me with their responses. I learned so much from them. Below, is... Read more »

Scotland: Beyond Bagpipes, Kilts, and Nessie

Scotland: Beyond Bagpipes, Kilts, and Nessie
When my son was a little boy, one of his favorite films was Mel Gibson’s Braveheart. He could recite the words to the Freedom Speech from Braveheart by heart. From his childhood bedroom, the shouts of “Freedom!” echoed down the hallway. Although my boy has the blood of English, Irish, and Welsh ancestors running through his veins, it is... Read more »