Are there really 1000 islands? And what constitutes and island anyway? According to Wikipedia ...
"To count as one of the Thousand Islands, emergent land within the river channel must have at least one square foot (0.093 m2) of land above water level year-round, and support at least two living trees."
Besides counting the islands, there are at least 13 other enjoyable activities to try out. Read More
We ate in awkward silence for many minutes, trying to ignore the desire to connect. She started playing with her phone and I suddenly felt cut off, technology putting up yet another wall between us. But instead, she expectantly turned her phone to face me, turning it back to herself once more before I could see, double checking what she was showing me. In the translator app on her phone, she had typed “Has someone told you you are beautiful?”
With one translator app, she tore down the barriers between us as if they were nothing but curtains. Read More
Let’s give it up for the smile and nod. No matter what language you speak, or what awkward situation, the smile and nod can bring people together. Read More