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...

The featured image rather reminds me of the value and usefulness of American Airlines, so called, AAdvantage miles. Notice the two flat tires and a missing seat! Allow me to explain: In preparing for my trip to Cuba, I have…

Many things happen between the markers that we call January 1st and December 31st of a given “year”. If you look online, many are saying that 2016 was the worst year “ever”. Interesting. I guess a number of people didn’t…

No, I’m not talking about painting or photography, but a lifestyle. The other day, I watched, Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things. It was certainly nothing new, nothing that I hadn’t heard. Nothing that I hadn’t embraced since I…

I knew what the winter solstice was, but until today, I didn’t know the Latin meaning, which is : The sun stands still. On our tilting journey, we now reached our furthest tilt away from the sun, 23.5 degrees. Our…

Normally, when I go to NY, I arrive on Sunday, around noon or so, and leave on Friday, taking the 7:00 PM flight. And, as usual, I leave the office around 3:30, grab my bags at the hotel, and head…