Cameras are for older people

That was the heading of one of the paragraphs in this report about the state of camera sales in 2016...

Finding the right combination

While I was in Cuba, I experimented with a few camera settings and finally settled on some that were outside...

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...

I’ll start with a quote from one of our guides, Alain. When we first got on the bus, one of the things that he said that stands out in stark relief, now, was: You’re only here for one week. You…

I didn’t start traveling internationally until I became an adult. My first real international travel, requiring jet travel, was to Brazil, back in 1996. Tony was 4, I was 34 🙂 At that time, I was still shooting film, the…

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…