Archive for July, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Forerunners

Victoria Woodhull.

Hillary Clinton made no small amount of history in becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. But here are some of her forerunners – women who who put the first cracks in that glass ceiling.

Stephen King on Writing

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Stephen King knows a thing or two about writing and he wrote a pretty good book on the subject. Here are 20 of King’s “rules for writers.”

Ghostwriting, Politics and Donald Trump

Ghostwriting

Since I follow politics closely and have also done some ghostwriting, I was intrigued to discover this recent story in which Donald Trump’s ghostwriter for his best-selling book, “The Art of the Deal,” essentially apologizes for his role in helping to create the mythology of Trump.

Seven intriguing attractions for baseball fans

Field of Dreams site

If you’re a baseball aficionado, it might be time to explore the sport at a few intriguing but under-the-radar destinations. Here are seven less well-known places where you can experience the history and wonder of baseball.

Riel World photo – Shaba Reserve, Kenya

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During an early morning game drive in Kenya we spotted a solitary giraffe, shortly after dawn, nibbling leaves for breakfast.

Birth of Democracy road trip

U.S. Capitol building

A road trip that explores the birth of democracy in the U.S. From Massachusetts to Virginia, this journey will take you to historic sites that played a key role in the country’s founding and in the formation of a new American government.

Pink flamingos in Kenya

Lake Nakuru flamingos

We stood there for long minutes on the edge of the lake, thousands of pink flamingos forming a dreamlike picture in front of us, and we breathed in the sweet smell of rain on a warm African afternoon.

    Meet Bob Riel


    Bob Riel is a writer and a traveler. Go here to read more about Bob, his work and the Travels in the Riel World blog.


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