Finding Peace In NY’s Hudson Valley
Grand Central, a hectic and fast-paced hub of people rushing in every direction, can be the beginning of a peaceful weekend getaway.
The Best Friend You’ll Ever Have
If you’re lucky, you’ll have someone to share your life with. It makes life fulfilling and satisfying. And if you’re really lucky, your best friend will be yourself.
Ambience In Mexico City
Mexico’s unique culture on display in Mexico City’s Zocalo.
Messages From Old El Paso
We walked the few blocks of the historic district for 45 minutes, and we were becoming impressed with El Paso as more than just a border city.
Mysteries Discovered And Mysteries Lost Forever at the San Augustine Palace
The Palace of San Augustine is full of mysteries. A visit will both intrigue and chill you.
A Terrifying-Turned-Wonderful Once-In-A-Lifetime Adventure
We were headed for Buenos Aires to re-unite Aixa’s family. We’d been there once and we didn’t like it. Yet, here we were, with six suitcases and two carry-ons, and a one-way flight to Buenos Aires.
Fleeting Moments In The City
A picture may tell a thousand words, but it’s not really enough. Here are captions for some of my most interesting NYC photos.
North Meets South Along The U.S.-Mexico Border
Step over the border to Mexico and discover a very different world in Tijuana.
Edward Hopper’s World of Isolation. Is Loneliness A Choice?
Edward Hopper‘s paintings of lonely people fascinate me. Even when people are together in his paintings, they seem alone, and each painting tells a story. But Hopper fans are surprisingly friendly and social.
Digging Up The Past
Sometimes you can re-purpose something old. I always preferred to bury the past and start fresh.
Posts W/Book Reviews
How Taking Moody Pics Made Me Crave Noir Detective Stories
When I found out exactly what the noir detective genre meant, I had an idea I was going to love these detective stories.
Jessie Livermore: The Best And Worst Stock Trader Of The 20th Century
Wall Street investors have never been anyone’s favorite group. Now we’re in a new banking crisis, so today’s book review about Jessie Livermore is timely.
“You Will Find A Treasure And You’ll Come Looking For Me”
The hope of finding a treasure followed us to four countries.
The Fearful & The Fearless In Baja California
It’s human nature to feel comfortable with the places we know, and terrified by the stories of the places we don’t know. My Baja California road trip made me confront several challenges.
The Worst-Reviewed, Absolute-Favorite Noir Novel You’ll Ever Read
An aging Phillip Marlowe makes for a very different noir detective novel…
If You Can’t Enjoy Creepy Mummies In Person, At Least Read Bradbury’s Short Story
Ray Bradbury’s short story, The Next In Line, makes you feel the utter loneliness in life as much as in death. The story is set in Guanajuato, Mexico
You’ll Never Guess Why I Found Robert Capa & Gerda Taro In Mexico City
Robert Capa and Gerda Taro invented photojournalism as we know it today. Eyes On The World details their exciting adventures together.