One recurring image in the paintings of Western art history is that of a woman sitting in solitude, seemingly lost in the pages of a novel.
“The day is spent for the most part in a glorious solitude. Like the hunter who moves silently through the woods to check his traps, she moves through the library, cautiously avoiding those whom she knows. A single conversation would ruin the beauty and vastness of her silence. Today no such conversation occurs and she […]
When I left LA, there were 95 boxes of photo books that went into storage. Since moving into a city where space is at a premium, my book purchases have taken a nose dive, and only a very select few make it through the front door. Yes, I’m talking about the printed books, not the […]
Glu Mobile, of the Kim Kardashian games fame, has announced that it's releasing another game "soon," and this one will be all about the world's most famous and dapper spy, James Bond. Although Bond is famous for his solitude (outside the fleeting "affairs"), James Bond: World of Espionage is a social game that has you
Dear Michael, Thank you for such a comprehensive site. It is a joy to read and inspires so many travel dreams! I was pouring over all your entries on Glacier but I still have a remaining question. A friend and … Continue reading ?
Molly Manzanares thinks the remoteness of Los Ojos, N.M., is both good and bad. "It's a blessing because people feel they've discovered us, but it's also a curse because we're not on a main road," she said of the town about 90 miles north of Santa Fe. Los Ojos (population 125) is a reminder of...
“It is a time when one is filled with vague longings. When one dreams of flight to peaceful islands in the remote solitudes of the sea, or folds his hands and says, ‘What is the use of struggling, and toiling and worrying anymore? Let us give it all up.’ “ ~ MARK TWAIN One of [...]Show More Summary
"It's been a crazy-busy summer." "We've been playing catch-up all quarter." "I'm meeting myself coming and going. I was texting my boss last night at midnight." "All I've been doing is sitting in meetings. My email box is overflowing. Show More Summary
As many readers know, Wyoming is one of the largest States in the country, vast and beautiful, and yet the least populated of all 50 States. This contributes to Wyoming’s palpable sense of solitude, remoteness, and ruggedness, whichShow More Summary
image credit In the northern part of Romania, near the city of Suceava, there is a holy sanctuary, carved from stone more than 500 years ago. This place of solitude and prayer was built by a single man, a Romanian monk, Daniil Sihastrul,...Show More Summary
Kaitlyn Bristowe wrapped up her season of The Bachelorette a few weeks ago, and she is finding peace and solitude north of the border. As soon as Kaitlyn and Shawn Booth announced their engagement, the two headed up to Canada to hang out with her family members. Show More Summary
A fight is playing out in national forests from North Carolina to the Pacific Northwest between backpackers seeking solitude and gun owners out for target shooting.
Whatever its other virtues, the burgeoning realm of virtual-reality cinema is not exactly known for its communal experiences. Users don a headset, stand in solitude even when in the middle of a crowd and generally try not to flail their arms in the direction of unsuspecting bystanders.
Based on what we’ve seen so far, Ridley Scott’s The Martian looks like it’s going to be a reasonably serious sci-fi film. Matt Damon is starring as an astronaut who gets left behind on Mars when the other members of his space-crew are forced to leave the planet during a space-storm. Show More Summary
Being sad and wanting solitude, so you do the opposite and go to a busy Mexican restaurant for lunch, and you sit next to a table of people who all work together, and one of them is rude and obnoxious and talks the whole time about nothing, loudly, until her food shows up. Show More Summary
Through Hipcamp, landowners can rent their own sites for campers seeking solitude and new adventures[...]
By Don Willlmott Meet the undeniably adorable Ecocapsule, a tiny (approximately 8 ft. by14 ft. by 7 ft.) self-sustaining portable house that can be plunked down pretty much anywhere sunlight is available to provide an extremely intimate living situation for up to two people. Show More Summary
Listen to the latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio featuring an interview with Duane Rollins. As managing editor of Canadian Soccer News and the host of the Two Solitudes MLS podcast, Rollins is an expert on Canadian soccer. During … Continue reading ?
Opinions differ on what constitutes meditation — for some, simply taking five minutes of their day for solitude is enough — but if you’re having difficult getting started, there are a few tips you can try. More »
The journey we choose to embark on is a Herculean one. Hiking nearly 2,200 miles is an act of lunacy to the average person. But there is a calling to we few that decide to make the journey, a lot of times one that we ignore for years before finally submitting. That call started for......