This Is Our Village

There’s a certain je ne sais quoi about visiting a tourist town during the off-season. Roaming the empty streets, it feels as if the place is yours for the taking. Today, my grandma and I wandered around the village of Lake George for a few hours and it was wonderful.

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Iceland Revisited

I still don’t know why, exactly, but I do think people can have a spiritual connection to landscape, and I certainly did in Iceland. -Hannah Kent

A year ago today I was gearing up for a European adventure — and the first stop was Iceland! I arrived on Feb. 2, 2015 and I’ve reminisced about my time there every day since.

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A Stranger’s Poetry

I had just finished perusing the Union Square holiday market where I, of course, spotted a dog shop and bought Rudolph a wool sweater. As I was heading to my train I saw a few folks huddled around this poet. I couldn’t help myself. Sure, I had a train to catch at Grand Central but that could wait.

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