Time for another addition to our I Love This Place series! Contributing writer Nicole Bennett shares why she loves where she lives along the beautiful Pacific coast (and I’ve personally been to her house—I totally get why). -Tsh My girlfriends and I began making frequent beach pilgrimages as soon as we became drivers. We’d drive […]
I Love This Place
There’s a German word I wish we had in English: fernweh, which means “being homesick for a place you’ve never been.” I know that feeling well. I bet you do, too. I Love This Place is a series where we ask: Which places cause a longing in our heart to be there, and why? Or, if it’s home: Why do we love where we live?
May this series stir a little fernweh in all of us. I see that as a good thing—because, as Mark Twain once wrote, “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”
We’re continuing our series, I Love This Place, by heading a bit north (for me, anyway—and for our writer). Brooke is based in Sydney, Australia, so I was surprised she didn’t want to start with her iconic city. But then I read about Canmore—basically the area around Banff National Park—and then I understood. If you’ve […]
To celebrate the love of so many places around the world, we’re introducing a new regular, monthly-ish series around here: I Love This Place. We’re asking ourselves: Which places cause a longing in our heart to be there, and why? Or, if it’s home: Why do we love where we live? There’s a German word […]