“Real travel would be to see the world, for even an instant, with another’s eyes.”
― Robyn Davidson
Whether you’re jetting off to distant lands or your travels are limited to the armchair this summer, explore the world through the eyes of these intrepid, globe-hopping women.
All Over the Map by Laura Fraser
Cuba Diaries by Isadora Tattlin
Dear Exile by Hilary Liftin and Kate Montgomery
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Female Nomad and Friends by Rita Golden Gelman
Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure by Sarah Macdonald
Tracks by Robyn Davidson
What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
The Woman Who Fell from the Sky by Jennifer Steil
Paulo McLain, The Paris Wife
Malaysian artist Lim Zhi Wei adorns her watercolors entitled “ Flowergirls” with real flowers, to a stunning effect.
YouTuber Beckie0 documents 6.5 years of battling depression, anxiety and a condition called trichotillomania, a compulsive disorder that causes people to pull out their own hair.
Powerful stuff — highly recommend watching.
*a lot (love the list, tho)
Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl
Public school enrollment is projected to gradually increase through 2019, yet state and local school construction funding continues to decline.
Experts now estimate the investment needed to modernize and maintain our nation’s school facilities is at least $270 billion or more. However, due to the absence of national data on school facilities for more than a decade, a complete picture of the condition of our nation’s schools remains mostly unknown."
2013 Report Card for America’s School Infrastructure
When that time comes, I only ask one thing.
Pretend that I have something like chocolate or even bird shit in my hair and murder that silver strand without giving me time to fully comprehend the situation.