President Obama was in Egypt last month to see the Sphinx, the Pyramids and other relics of a bygone age but, more important,
to set the tone for a new age—according to Obama, “a new beginning” in relations between the United States
and the Muslim world.
There's nothing like following the wildly influential thinker Charles Darwin's own footsteps, which I had the pleasure of doing by visiting the beautiful, mysterious, isolated and enchanted Galapagos Islands.
On vacation in the British West Indies, we see the decline from just a year ago at this same beautiful spotâ??fewer families at play, fewer retirees strolling arm and arm, fewer young couples slathering one another with sunscreen.