I woke up this morning and began my day how I usually do; wake early, feed Witty, see Sammy off and walk the lil’ man in the park before work. But today the ground shook… literally. I live in Harlem and have grown rather accustomed to backfiring buses, dirt bikes, fireworks and even the occasional gunshot. For […]Read more "Harlem Building Explosion"
The story of a New Yorker traipsing into the woods of Vermont — if only to find a hint of solitude — is certainly nothing new. The insistent need for a change of pace or just a change in scenery lives within us all. We do it to stay sane; we do it to rekindle […]Read more "The Summer of Vermont"
It’s days like these that I wish I was driving up highway 395 in route to Mammoth Lakes, California.Read more "Mammoth Lakes, California"
Around the globe, coastlines are dear to many in their most general form, but the Connecticut coastline holds a particular space in what is left of my New England heart. In the off season — and particularly in this when-will-it-come spring — the Connecticut coastline is desolate and bare, yet it is particularly alluring with […]Read more "The Connecticut Coastline"
After months of drowning you in all things-Sri Lanka, here is the very final addition: a rundown of all the Sri Lankan blog posts. The Pearl Of The Indian Ocean Sri Lanka: A First Impression Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle Sri Lanka’s Tea Country Where Is Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka’s Wildlife The Origins of a Photograph: Sri Lanka […]Read more "The Sri Lankan Series"
A great deal of the trip was spent in the region of the Cultural Triangle due to the mere scope of such historic significance. But that said, on the cusp of bringing that leg to an end, we made sure to experience the highlands or tea country – a true reprieve from the heat and […]Read more "Origins of a Photograph: Sri Lanka Part 3 of 3"
Shortly after we visited the Hummanaya blowhole, it was on to the Wewurukannala Vihara Temple in Dickwella. I won’t rehash my words on the subject of Budhism, religion or spirituality as I did in a previous post, but I will say that Sri Lanka’s rich spiritual heritage is one of the defining reasons you visit […]Read more "Origins of a Photograph: Sri Lanka Part 2 of 3"