I've found that I'm at at my most grateful while bike touring. I'll be celebrating the publication of Going Somewhere -- my debut book about a cross-country bicycle trip and a search for direction -- by riding my bike from reading to reading.
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It's been a tumultuous few days for the freedom to marry in Wisconsin. Thanks to a tussle involving politicians, couples, clerks, and the courts, the state of marriage equality has been changing by the day.
The social elite here are buried alongside laborers, radical politicians, beer barons, female anarchists, gangsters, and victims of epidemic and fire, equalized by their common fates in their final resting place.
No matter the outcome -- whether Republicans gain control or Democrats narrowly retain it -- it is worth taking a look at the underlying dynamics of the Senate field for the next two election cycles.
Your path as a writer is bound to wind to and fro. Don't be afraid to change your route when it doesn't feel right -- step off the path into something smoother for a while, stay put when you find a comfortable spot or turn around and start right back at the beginning.
Nearly three years later, just yesterday, the Wisconsin State Senate finally caught wind of the investigation through the media, and decided to inquire further.
A few years ago, I decided if someone else wasn't going to do something about this void in the market, I would. That is how Divas SnowGear was born. I wanted to make women feel like they have a place in this sport by giving them their very own brand to be proud of.
Teacher is one of the most accomplished and prolific street artists in Los Angeles. True to his name, Teacher's focus has been on education and the vital need to focus on the most important resource we have: our children.
In a voucher system, disabled students are not always given true choice, as no choice exists if private schools refuse disabled students' needed services.
Every time I return home to New York, all my adopted Midwestern behaviors seem to fly out the window. I become pushier, more impatient, and genuinely argumentative. I feel at home.
His state veered hard to the right on tax policy, and as a result its economy has underperformed the rest of country, and his budget is in shambles.
The GOP is so afraid that the nation's lowest wage earners will get a raise that Republican politicians across the country are working overtime to outlaw wages above $7.25 an hour for these workers.
The subtitle of the newly released documentary film Big Men is "everyone wants to be big" and to say the film covers a "big" topic is to put it mildly.