Sunday, October 16, 2016
Journeys Into Exercise and Beer

Exercise and Beer

Two new studies suggest that exercise may well influence when and how much people drink. Drinking may even affect whether people exercise, and, the findings suggest, the interplay between exercise and alcohol could be a good thing. More from the New York Times. ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin October 16, 20161:43 pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Journeys Into Growing Hockey in China Through New England (and other places in North America)

Growing Hockey in China Through New England (and other places in North America)

Misha Song, recently drafted by the New York Islanders, took up hockey at the advice of a doctor at home in China who thought that the cold air would cure a nagging cough. Similarly, Tora Liu was a chubby child looking for ways to exercise indoors, away from the summer heat. According to this New York Times Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 13, 20165:07 pm
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: The Town Where San Francisco’s Dead Live…..& “On the Road to Super Bowl 50”

Beyond the Campaign Trail: The Town Where San Francisco’s Dead Live…..& “On the Road to Super Bowl 50”

Most of the stories coming out of the Super Bowl deal with the game, player profiles, the ills of the game, and income disparities in San Francisco. Here is something truly different – offbeat – courtesy of the New York Times. Colma, a small town outside San Francisco, has become a necropolis for the city, Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 7, 20165:41 pm
Sunday, January 17, 2016
Journeys Into Outside Media’s Take on Canada Today

Outside Media’s Take on Canada Today

From here it’s starting to look like the U.S. media (and others) are starting to replace one caricature of Canada with another. For as long as I can remember, say Canada to folks south of the 49th Parallel and they knew little about the country beyond beer, hockey, snow, “socialized medicine”, O Canada and the Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 17, 20165:55 pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Journeys Into A Road Trip into a Literary South

A Road Trip into a Literary South

In South Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature, Margaret Eby visits to the hometowns and haunts of 10 favorite authors – including Faulkner, Welty, O’Connor and Wright. In making this journey, Eby premises it on the relationship between the region and its literature. “There is no popular category known as Northern literature’, she stresses. More, in Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 7, 20155:21 pm
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Journeys Into The Local Hospital as Employer and Savior of Middle Class Rural Life

The Local Hospital as Employer and Savior of Middle Class Rural Life

Here’s another story about a once factory-driven community trying to hold on until it can re-invent itself. In this case it is the local hospital that is providing stability – as an employer and as provider of social fabric to a place that otherwise could easily have lost its bearings. Once home to vibrant downtowns, Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 30, 20156:11 pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Journeys Into “A movement that celebrates the cuisine of the North”

“A movement that celebrates the cuisine of the North”

“Chefs from some of the chillier regions of North America are making an effort to dive deeper into their habitat. From New England up through the Maritime Provinces of Canada and west to Montreal and Toronto, they are doing culinary work that poses questions without simple answers: What exactly is Northern cooking? And how do Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 29, 20155:08 pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Journeys Into A Club Going Strong After 124 Years

A Club Going Strong After 124 Years

In trying to figure out just what we as people are about in the 21st century many of us have been guided by Robert Putnam. His book, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community in 2000 was developed from his 1995 essay entitled Bowling Alone: America’s Declining Social Capital. In it he surveyed Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 22, 20154:02 pm