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Embracing Temporary

Embracing Temporary

At a conference a few years ago, I met Peter Kageyama, author of For the Love of Cities: A love affair between people and their places. Of the many concepts he presented, I wanted to blog about “embracing temporary.” I work in many small communities with big hearts and passionate volunteers. Sometimes outside factors create barriers to a great tourism idea or related project. Raising funds and implementing large projects can take months or even years. I want to encourage community leaders to look for alternative solutions until  money or other resources can be identified. By finding new ways to approach the planning process it will allow these ideas, people an spaces to keep the momentum. Over the next week I will blog about temporary ideas for my readers to consider in their community. To be continued…

Image captured online, Peter Kageyama-author

Travel & Reading

Image by Arriba. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons' licensing.

Image by Arriba. Retrieved from Flickr. Used under Creative Commons’ licensing.

Think about the ways in which travel shapes our lives?

  • It is an escape.
  • It requires us to let go while others are at the helm.
  • It expands self concept.
  • It allows us to experience the exquisiteness and at times, the degradation of the world around us.

In a recent article in Book Riot, the author Jeremy Anderberg, binds these same contextual ideologies of travel with the literary world. Click here to read his full article, Reading as Travel (October 2013.)