Monthly Archives: April 2011

Quote | Eckhart Tolle

“Use your senses fully.  Be where you are.  Look around.  Just look, don’t interpret.  See the light, shapes, colors, textures.  Be aware of the silent presence of each thing.  Be aware of the space that allows everything to be.  Listen … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasures

Delfina’s face wore wrinkles of laborious survival, as weathered as the textured wood surface in front of me. In a sea of tables, tarps, and tin, her crudely built stand is one of few that could be locked in this … Continue reading

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Carmine’s – New York, NY

“I tried to make a reservation for 7:00” my father said, “but they were booked until 9:30.” One of the beautiful things about Carmine’s is that despite the fact that they do take reservations, they will not book their tables … Continue reading

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Photo | This Used to be My Castle?

Baltimore, Maryland Yup, that was my building…and that broken window at the top, that would’ve been my apartment, my favorite one ever – the one with no heat for pretty much the entire 3 years I lived there.  Yeah.  Despite … Continue reading

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Quote | Samuel Johnson

“All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, Samuel … Continue reading

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Photo | He Doesn’t Want Water

Santorini, Greece I know you can’t tell, but that man is feeding that donkey beer.  Yes, beer.  Damany and I got the pleasure of enjoying this epic sight during a stop in to a random bar on the island.  When … Continue reading

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Inspire and Be Inspired

I like to think that I inspire others to travel, that people see me going places and it makes their feet itch too.  I don’t want people to say “I wish I could do that”, I want them to say, … Continue reading

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Photo | No Right Turn

Copenhagen, Denmark Quite possibly one of my favorite photos that I’ve ever taken, it’s an indication that sometimes, you’re just in the right place at the right time.  A random find like this sign across the sidewalk at the right … Continue reading

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Photo | Zodiacal Ring

Prague, Czech Republic: Prague’s Astronomical Clock (Czech: Pražský orloj), located in Prague’s Old Town, was first installed in 1410.  It is the third oldest astronomical clock in the world, and the only one currently in working order. Zodiacal Ring Inside … Continue reading

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Photo | Brooklyn Nights

Brooklyn, NY It’s a timeless sight, one I see almost every day, and one that most definitely defines the feel of Brooklyn for me.  More so than any other laundry, old women’s house-dresses hanging out on the line to dry … Continue reading

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