What’s that old line about “the world being too much with us”? Sometimes the obstacles laid along the road create a wall too high to scale. Sometimes they force us to confront truths we would rather avoid. If you’re a little like me, maybe they cause you to contemplate, if only for a moment, running away, and summer provides the opportune moment to try a faux escape. After all, it’s July, summer’s highpoint in the northern hemisphere. In this month of heat, humidity, and firework fever, we do well to think about leaving it all behind. We’re not running away so much as running toward a better place.
What can be more satisfying than strolling white sand beaches, cooling your toes […]