Learning From Travel

Greetings.  After four years and 160,000 miles, British traveler Graham Hughes has become the first person to visit all 201 sovereign states in the world–without ever getting on an airplane and spending an average of less than $100 a week as he sought to raise...

Prematurity Awareness Day

Greetings.  Last Saturday was the first "World Prematurity Awareness Day"–a day intended to focus public attention on the global problem of premature births. While I typically believe that we have too many special days commemorating too many...

On Veterans Day

Greetings.  Today, in cities and towns across the U.S., people are pausing to give thanks to all of our veterans and their families for their service and keeping us safe. It's easy sometimes, in the press of our daily work and personal lives, to forget all...