Category: Weekend Wanderlust

36 hours in a homeless shelter: A lesson in journalism, and humility

36 hours in a homeless shelter: A lesson in journalism, and humility

Lakeidra Chavis/ Sun Star Contributor   Sept. 2, 2014 This weekend, I spent 36 hours in a homeless shelter in downtown Hollywood, Florida. But the most important lessons I learned weren’t in journalism. Instead, it...

Riches to the south

It is a frequent pleasure of mine to hop in the car and drive south along the Richardson Highway toward Delta Junction. This might sound odd, but the river-edged panoramas the route offers make the trip well worth the time and gas money.

Dark tourism

I have lost count of the number of times this last week I have heard someone talking about how they wish they could go to Japan and lend a hand with that nation’s current crisis.