Cuba: That easy smile

Cubans, young and old alike, the ones that I met on the streets, in the houses, markets, and stores …...

Cuba: It wasn’t what I expected

I’ll start with a quote from one of our guides, Alain. When we first got on the bus, one of...

Travel plugs

I didn’t start traveling internationally until I became an adult. My first real international travel, requiring jet travel, was to...

We’ll take a whole row, please!

Here you can see what represents $94 in cash. Each stack of quarters is $1 and each placeholder of nickels...

Appliance solidarity or sympathy death, perhaps!

My friend, and fellow blogger, Monte has a post on his blog about ink pens. Although the topic, initially, was...

It was cheaper than a new car!

A friend of mine, Gordon, used to joke with me about a previous car that I had when I lived...

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…

Mysteries of the journey Sometimes, like this evening, before retiring for the night I have a look at some of the photos that I’ve taken over the past few days. My intent with this review is to see if it…

The other day I received and e-mail in error. It would seem that Paul Lester is a common name for photographers. There’s Paul Lester the golf photographer. There’s Paul Lester the photography teacher. And there’s Paul Lester the philosophical photographer…

OK. Go ahead. Give yourself a pat on the back? Admit it! You like your own work! It’s OK to like your own photography. Really! I’ve seen numerous posts from photographers, writers, musicians, etc. who seem to believe that they…