Winged Goliath

I have been grounded for much too long now, and my eyes turn skyward as I long to return there. But twice recently, while visiting the Jamaica Bay Wildlife refuge that sits opposite JFK airport on an otherwise peaceful stretch of shallow water, I was blessed by the sight of my new favorite flying giant,…

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Fleeting

With so very little time lately to write, shoot and post, I am left with glimpses of daily magic, fleeting and easily missed, unrecorded and rarely told… Here is such a moment; I was lucky to have a camera handy. Marie on our roof – Un apéritif au coucher de soleil Similar posts: Sans abri…

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Once Upon a Time, my Brain

I can still vividly remember learning stuff like maths, meteorology and aerodynamics, and I can almost feel the buzz that followed. Sure, this was college and I am now steering away from those years will all the momemtum my (life)boat has gathered. Still, what’s happened to my brain? Or as Caymanian fellow Philip would have…

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A Bridge Not Too Far

Walking back from a very colorful lunch in a small Greek restaurant in Queens recently, we ventured further east to the river which we followed for a while to the John Robert F. Kennedy Bridge. Three more bridges remained above us to the Long Island Sound and six more separated us from the ocean to the south. Robert…

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April Fool’s Web Fever

Here are a few of my favorite April 1st web stunts, most discovered by coincidence. I’m so glad to see that serious people still take the time to have fun. Or maybe that’s what makes them serious. Check these out right away, before they disappear: Google Chrome Multitask, Ubuntu Inter-Face, Gmail Tap, Google Self-Driving NASCAR. Similar…

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