Sea Birds

These were not your typical birdwatcher’s delight. I did spot a couple of kingfisher and a night heron, but truly, it was the swans and the cormorants that shone by their presence and instinct for creating photo op’s. Swans, in my mind, are fresh water birds. But the fact is they live in salt water too and here, they…

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RIP NA

This seems an appropriate title for a post about the man from NASA who nailed his lunar ETA along with Buzz and Michael, left the CM, landed the LEM in near zero G, and did an EVA without any REM, beating the USSR in a historic race. And back then, he didn’t even know about the HST…

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Rockport Harbor

Early morning and after sunset, when the sunburned crowds are still asleep or have retreated to dinner, the harbor is true to itself: quiet, peaceful and timeless. It almost reminds me of a section of Antibes’ old Port Vauban, right against a tall stone wall protecting it from the ocean, where the pointus – typical Mediterranean fishing boats – rested between…

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