What fun to find that the Gastronomica Reader , which includes my long article about Diana Kennedy and Mexican organic farming, is on a book list run by an Estonian webrarian! Fun because this connects directly to last week’s Wikimania 2012 in Washington, DC where I met a wikimanian from Estonia, Raul Veede. Synchronicity and random serendipityContinue reading “Gastronomica Reader :: Wikimania 2012”
OpenStreetMap.org holds a mapping party at Congressional Cemetery on Sunday, July 15 10 a.m. to 3 pm. OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world. Two major driving forces behind the establishment and growth of OSM have been restrictions on use or availability of map information across much of the world and the advent ofContinue reading “Mapping Party :: Congressional Cemetery Washington DC”
I recently learned about a project initiated by Everett Pompeii — a college student currently in Japan. Here are his words: “The more people you inspire to get out there, the better off the world is (in my view, anyway). Before we get too far, a bit about me. I’m a college student from theContinue reading “Hitchhiker’s Guide to Earth”
This was fun to write! I shared trade secrets about travel writing in the May-June 2011 issue of Writer’s Digest Magazine. Explain that turquoise facade on the building in the background? Location?