Giddy up! Viñales, Cuba

About a 3-hour ride west of Havana is a small town called Viñales. Here is where they have good conditions...

Most stressed

One day, during our bus ride, the topic of groups by country came up. We were talking to one of...

Four birthdays in a row!

It was pretty remarkable that our small group of about 22, including guides, had not only 4 birthdays in February...

Cuban to American, brother to brother, friend to friend

One morning, a group of us were out early, taking pictures. We happened upon this man who was preparing to...

Let it breathe

If you’ve ever followed any type of photo journalism, then you might know the name, Peter Turnley If you don’t...

55 and fully alive

Today is my birthday, once again. Now, I’m officially eligible for some senior discounts. Perhaps I’ll have to start eating...

Friends ’till the end Yesterday, I had my hospice volunteer training. It was, in my opinion, pretty lightweight. It consisted of about 90 minutes of talking and being given a take home booklet to read. Kathy is coordinator of this…

From PayPalSucks.com Apparently, I’m not alone in my distaste for PayPal as now run by eBay. There are a couple of sites, PayPalSucks.com and PayPalSucks.org where there are a number of others who heartily disagree with PP’s Terms Of Service…

Where to begin? When I was younger I used to do volunteer work in the summer time. I volunteered for for Special Olympics. I also volunteered for some agency whose name I cannot remember, but I do remember that we…

A coworker and I were having a discussion the other day about hobbies. He’s really into archery. From what he tells me, he’s got a pretty high-tech compound bow. As I am curious about a number of things and, as…

About a week ago, Paul Butzi wrote a post entitled: Camera Collector/Photographer/Both?. At one time I dreamed of owning a collection of cameras. Of course, this idea was not to have cameras in the classic sense where they stay sealed…