Author: wisersites

Cultural Lesson #6: The Uniquely American Challenge of the 3Cs

by Dan Friesen In 2007, I led a group of North Americans on a river cruise through Russia, from Moscow to St. Petersburg. We had a delightful experience as we… Read More

November 19, 1863: Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

November 19, 2022by Dan Friesen Today, November 19, 2022, marks the anniversary of one of the most well known and oft quoted speeches in America’s history.  The Gettysburg Address was… Read More

Veteran’s Day Address ~ San Diego 30 Year Reunion

Three years ago this weekend, WAI was wrapping up our 30th Anniversary Reunion in sunny San Diego. It was a delightful time of fellowship and renewed friendships and walking together… Read More

Cultural Conundrum on Capri

by Dan Friesen By 1999, I had been leading tours in Europe and the USA for about 7 years. Most trips, however, had been through central and northern Europe. Navigating… Read More