6 Discoveries from Near and Far: Volume XIII
I. Around the World
Things I found on long walks in foreign cities, or perhaps when someone posted them on Twitter.
- A Case Study of Small Business Shipping — If you’re ever frustrated by the hassles of shipping a physical product, here’s how Elise Blaha Cripe does it
- Be a Quester — Join this special “challenge community” and launch your own mini quest
- What Writers Can Learn from “Goodnight Moon” — Writing lessons from an author of children’s books
- Scared to Commit — “I did a crazy thing this week. At least, that’s what conventional wisdom would say”
- What It’s Really Like to Own a McDonald’s Franchise — A franchise owner answers questions about how he got started, how much money he’s made, and whether he actually eats the food
- Dancing Traffic Light Man Keeps Everyone Safe and Smiling — A crowd-sourced project for pedestrian enjoyment
II. On the Blog
A few posts you may have missed on the blog this week.
- 70,000 Point Bonus on Chase Ink Plus — A big, limited-time offer to earn a huge chunk of Ultimate Rewards points all at once
- Finding Comfort in Non-Home Surroundings — On the Road with Andres Zuleta
- Before Beginning, Count the Cost — The latest in our series of posts on lessons learned through quests and adventures
- From PTSD to “Fearvana” — Akshay Nanavati’s quest to run across every country in the world
III. A Blast from the Past
Something from the AONC archives.
- The Goal — A world of possibilities is open to you, so you might as well do something about them