Author Archives for Julie Tetel Andresen

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New Adventures – A Travel Blog

June 12, 2018 6:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

My entire life I’ve sought new adventures. As a kid I loved exploring my neighborhood. As an adult I love exploring the world. The title image is of my itinerary in Ethiopia next week. Today I’m embarking on a three-and-a half-month trip outside the US. First stop: Istanbul. From there... read more

Memoirs: What I’m Reading VIII

June 8, 2018 6:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just this past week I’ve been gobbling up memoirs. As opposed to autobiographies which chronicle an entire life, memoirs focus in particular on one aspect of a person’s life. Memoirs: Steve Martin Born Standing Up (2007) I love stand-up comedy and just happened on Steve Martin‘s account of his 18 years... read more


NASCAR: On the Last Lap?

June 5, 2018 6:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Title image: The speedway display at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte, North Carolina. NASCAR stands for: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. This past weekend I went to Charlotte to visit my older son and his family. We’ve all lived in North Carolina a long time, and he... read more

Jan Cox Speas

Jan Cox Speas: One of My Heroes

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a writer or any other kind of artist you might like to take a look at Austin Kleon‘s Show Your Work! which addresses the pleasures and perils of creativity in the age of the Internet. One of his suggestions is for writers to share their influences. I regularly share... read more