My trip across Scotland was a wonderful, and very un-Hollywood, bit of travel across a country and through self-awareness. The trip is over, but the effects continue to change, and change me.
Preparing for a talk. That’s how I am spending my Friday evening; and that’s good. I enjoy public speaking. Telling stories is fun; but learning what other people want to share or hear about is better. Saturday, March 5th, 2016 I’ll give a talk at the Edmonds Library about Walking Thinking Drinking Across Scotland. Travel changes people, and a good trip inspires changes for years. A talk I gave after getting off the airplane has little to do with a talk I’ll give years later. It is now years later. I wonder what I’ll talk about.
When I say “I wonder what I’ll talk about” I’m not being facetious. I honestly don’t know. Tonight I am preparing the talk, getting the photos onto the new-ish computer (a Chromebook), pulling together the various things I carried that are now props for talks, watching the slideshow go by again…
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