With just a partial transient midday shade of a small wild papyrus field to shield her from the sun, a pregnant woman carries fire wood to her home near Kutunguru, Uganda. ~~ For the record: today’s Pic du Jour, the site’s 1,267th straight, was snapped on 29 March 2017 in western Uganda, near Queen Elizabeth National Park.…
I drove a solid 13 hours to find this shot of Charlotte’s skyline. I left Kitchener, Ontario at about 1pm on a Friday afternoon and it took me until about 2am on Saturday to make my way to Charlotte, North Carolina.
I took to the road to go and hang out with a stranger for roughly 36 hours. She welcomed me and showed me her city. We visited a vegan festival, a couple local breweries and walked around the downtown core where we high-fived with an interactive building facade.
It was an experience. I was completely burnt out by the time I made my way back home. Still, I’m glad that I went. I’m glad I saw places and things that I’d never seen before and I’m glad that I met new people.
Richmond is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies, major corporations, and federal establishments, and law and finance drive the economy. With that in mind, you may think that Richmond doesn’t have much history or many natural sights to see. In reality, it has both. With museums, theatres, murals, and architecture to marvel at, […]
I’ve been out on a solo backpack trip this past week at the 5000-foot level in the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Interstate 80, about half way between Sacramento and Reno. Peggy drove me up from Sacramento where she was spending time with her 96-year-old mother. It was time. Peggy took out her […]
So what do I think about Shanghai? I won’t lie, I have mixed feelings. On one hand, it has arresting views of skyscrapers, impressive architecture, excellent spa treatments, great luxury shopping (there are as many Gucci shops as there are Starbucks, I kid you not), and a food scene to match. It is energetic, diverse, and […]
Mono Lake. I’ve wanted to visit and take photos there for years and years. You can read all the Wikipedia details about it here, but to really appreciate just how interesting (cool, bizarre, weird, wild, otherworldly, etc.) it can be, one has to experience it in person. Among the treats to see are these tufa, […]
Philosophers have pondered it. Theologians have pontificated about it. Scientists have been skeptical of it. Life after death. The great beyond. Sarah had been afraid of it, then had slipped silently into it during the night. [READ MORE]