Her book, Ribbons of Highway: A Mother-Child Journey Across America, takes you around the U.S. Her blog takes you around the world. Lori Hein, who's written for scores of publications including the Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer, hopes you enjoy these brief trips to far-flung places. Text & photos, all copyright Lori Hein, are available for reuse and publication for a modest fee. Contact Lori at www.LoriHein.com.