The Profound Beauty of Firefly Tourism

“Visitors to Appalachia are seeking out fireflies and finding solace in these dark times.”

Published: Sep 7, 2021
Length: 14 minutes (3,575 words)

In Japan, an archery quest leads to unexpected lessons

Leigh Ann Henion was drawn to archery by her grandfather’s passion for it. She travels to Japan to improve her archery skills by learning Kyudo — a form of archery that is one of Japan’s oldest martial arts. In her short, yet intense course, sensei Kazuhisa Miyasaka helps her realize that achievement with the bow and arrow comes only after mastering one’s mind.

Source: Washington Post
Published: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 12 minutes (3,064 words)