Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Homeric Thoughts on Being Home
The last months saw me far-flung, from the high deserts of New Mexico to the grass-clad steeps of Faroe. Travel is a wonder but I can't shake the Homeric truth Odysseus tells Nausicaa -- Where shall a man find sweetness to surpass his own home and his parents? In far lands he shall not, though he find a house of gold.
These words are not meant to be read in their entirety. Skim them the way this plane skims the cloud layer, jostling sometim...