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A Walk Across America

A Walk Across America by Peter Jenkins

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Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey — a classic account of the reawakening of his faith in himself and his country. 121 more words

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Problems with hiring freelancers.

Identifying the issues big companies face when hiring freelancers as regular employees can result in a long list, if an employer is not able to identify some of the secrets for identifying and hiring a good employee. 1,620 more words

Creative Nonfiction

CFP: 'Artes Apodemicae and Early Modern Traveling Culture, 1400-1700,' Intersections: Yearbook for Early Modern Studies (Brill)

Call for Papers: ‘Artes Apodemicae and Early Modern Traveling Culture, 1400-1700,’ Intersections: Yearbook for Early Modern Studies (Brill)
Deadline: November 30, 2016

Issue 2018: ‘Artes Apodemicae and Early Modern Traveling Culture, 697 more words

Call For Papers

Summer Reads

WARNING: Spoiler Alert. Okay, not really. Only one in the review for the sh*tty book Eat Pray Love. Take it as a gift so that now you don’t have to read it for yourself. 1,166 more words

The Great Escape (Confessions)

Whether it meant going all around the planet to visit the Chinese Wall or ‘only’ taking the train to my grandparents’ 2,5 hours away from Berlin –  without exceptions I got to spend all my vacations traveling some place somewhere. 1,113 more words

From My Life As A Free Spirit

"Arabian Sands", by Wilfred Thesiger, Penguin Books.

Italo Calvino once wrote that a ‘classic’ is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say. If this is the approved meter of judgement for the category, then I’ve no doubts that Arabian Sands belongs to the genre. 898 more words
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Speechless Dreams

There she is; sitting in front of the setting sun in mismatched clothes, still beautiful.

And what was it that makes other people happy?, she wonders aloud.  168 more words

From My Life As A Free Spirit