Philosophy, Travel

In Reading from the Stoic Seneca Today…

I started reading Seneca’s Letters from a Stoic today and, as expected, the first paragraph of the first page and each one henceforth was a philosophical punch to the gut of what I thought I knew. The point in the first letter in regards to both traveling and reading/collecting books is, of course counter to what we think today. The…

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Travel

It’s Fine to Feel Fear

My only (so far) trip to New York City was for a work convention. The convention was two days and before the trip, I had requested an extra two days of vacation time to explore the city.  When I reached the JFK Airport, after an eight hour flight, on five hours of sleep, without having eaten since breakfast, I took…

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