Posts Tagged ‘travel’

News on My Amtrak Residency Application

Posted: 19th June 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Everything Else
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As some or many of you may remember, I applied earlier this year to be a part of Amtrak’s “Writer Residency” program. Finalists (of which there are apparently only 24) are provided with fully-paid accomadations on a selected route on one of their lines, and are expected to write/tweet/blog about their journey. Obviously, this is […]

4 Stars: “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson

Posted: 24th February 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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From Amazon.com: Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes—and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it […]