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...

Here you can see what represents $94 in cash. Each stack of quarters is $1 and each placeholder of nickels, dimes, or pennies, represents $1 of that denomination. It’s kind of hard to stack 100 pennies or 20 nickels, for…

My friend, and fellow blogger, Monte has a post on his blog about ink pens. Although the topic, initially, was about pens, it eventually turned to failed appliances. Well, until I read that, everything had been working just fine in…

A friend of mine, Gordon, used to joke with me about a previous car that I had when I lived in Texas. Paul. You really care about your car because you wash it once a year, whether it needs it…

Some psychologists say that about every 7 years, or so, our perspectives change. I rather thank that they’re changing all the while, but we notice quite a difference between the way that we thought 7 years ago and today, if…

Growing up, I remember that there were certain veggies that I resolutely refused to eat, even if threatened with having to go to bed hungry. There were a few other items that I didn’t like, either. Chief among those other…