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This Is Us

An ode to the meditative power of train travel

Snowy Amtrak platform.
Snowy Amtrak platform.
Photo: Dipanjan Chatterjee/Unsplash


This Is Us

How a pre-pandemic whale swim brought me eye to eye with a humpback — and my own mortality

Photos courtesy of the author.


Past Is Prologue

Love is strange

Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California, September 11, 2020. Photo: Sela Shiloni


Lived Through This

First lesson: A house is not a home

Photos courtesy of the author.


This Is Us

Seriously.

Photo courtesy of the author.


Fiction

When 14-year-old Jacob wins a flight to Hollywood, every grown-up (including Nicolas Cage) gets in his way

Cloudscape and stratosphere shot out of an airplane window.
Cloudscape and stratosphere shot out of an airplane window.
Photo: Yaorusheng/Getty Images


This Is Us

I’m the only hafu in the onsen, and I get to decide what that means

A photo of the exterior of a Japanese onsen.
A photo of the exterior of a Japanese onsen.
Photo: Alessio Ferretti/Unsplash


Planet Soul

The divine lives inside of us all. We just have to look for it.

A photo taken from afar of a runner going down a path with lush trees and green.
A photo taken from afar of a runner going down a path with lush trees and green.
Photo: Les routes sans fin(s)/Unsplash


Fiction

On travel, and how it changes us

Photo: Gueorgui Tcherednitchenko


This Is Us

Notes on traveling, estrangement, and the keychains I bought for my father

A picture of keychains hanging on rows of rope.
A picture of keychains hanging on rows of rope.
Photo: Matth/Adobe Stock

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