From Here, the City Looks Spotless …

A recent flight back to New York, from a week in paradise – and as we made our final approach up the Hudson all the way from the tip of Manhattan, the clear, beautiful weather served as a reminder that the distant dreams and reveries of home … are simply a wish to return to […]

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Santorini

I wouldn’t dare claim to have captured the uniqueness and beauty of this place. So here’s a small sampling.

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Liwa Oasis; Muscat, Oman

I’ll never understand people who hole up in a hotel when they travel, eating hotel food, watching TV and wandering what is nearly always an artificial world nothing like the place in which the hotel sits. If there’s even one free minute, explore. From two separate times when I had to cool my heels for […]

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Muay Thai in Bangkok

April, 2006 [photos courtesy of Clay Chandler] I just found a keychain in my desk drawer. It’s imprinted: amazing MUAYTHAI LUMPINEE STADIUM BANGKOK THAILAND What a night that was. 11 of us in the first two rows of folding chairs next to the ring. Clay with his camera right up under the ropes getting some amazing snaps and 13 […]

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Waiting in the DEN

May, 2006 I got to the airport, sat for a while, found out my flight has mechanical problems and will be delayed … and that I may or may not make it to New York tonight. Oh well … part of life. So I settled in and was a bit distracted by a man with a syringe, smacking […]

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