Welcome To Chicago! This is my wife Alex taking in the majesty of the Chicago River – we were there for a quick trip recently and I was reminded of one of the city’s unique architectural delights! Behold The Tribune… Read More ›
adventure travel in Italy
Fiery Works Of Art! This is a shot of a Murano Italy glass blower making a stallion out of molten glass….resulting in this: This timeless artistry is facing its worst crisis ever! As The Washington Post reports: “There has been… Read More ›
A 2021 Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day Surprise! They Painted The River Green! Here’s The Story And History Of The Event!
A St. Patricks Day 2021 Surprise! This is the Chicago River, freshly “painted” for the upcoming 2021 St. Patricks Day! This “surprise” was the Mayor’s idea, after Covid has once again cancelled this city’s boisterous plans for celebration St. Patricks… Read More ›
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? Yes, that’s paradise, also known as Bondi Beach in Sydney Australia…to me, this shot inspires me to travel every time I see it… and the majesty of Bondi was a great way to jump… Read More ›
Fighting Off Piranha! My #TravelChallenge Day #8 Heads To Cabo San Lucas For Killer Fish! Whales And Sea Lions Too!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? That’s me, just getting some exercise on vacation…NOT! I am taking part in a ten day #TravelChallenge, which allowed me to jump into my old photos of magical adventures, like the time I saw… Read More ›
My “Travel Challenge” Day #7 Boards The Legendary Venice Simplon Orient Express Train! My Disastrous Budapest Arrival Video!
Who’s Ready To “Ride The Rails?” Train travel has become my favorite mode of transportation, thanks to an “once in a lifetime” ride on the legendary Venice-Simplon Orient Express Train! As part of my ten day #TravelChallenge, I am sharing… Read More ›
Exploring the Magical Beauty Of Venice! My “Travel Challenge” Day #5 Has Glass Blowing And The Bridge Of Sighs!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge – And A Gondola Traffic Jam? I shot this image in 2018, and it summed up so much of life in Venice Italy at that time. Why am I sharing now? As we suffer… Read More ›
Happy Anniversary Alex! September 26th is my favorite day, because I get to say those words to my wife Alex…the best life partner I could have ever hoped for! It’s always fun to look back at some of our adventures… Read More ›
Chicago’s Famous Navy Pier Has Closed! When Will It Re-Open? Chicago’s Most Popular Attraction Struggling To Survive! Bonus Fireworks Too!
Chicago’s Navy Pier Has Closed! This is troubling news indeed: the city’s most popular attraction shut down this week – and while they have announced plans to reopen, many of the businesses on the Pier are in big trouble! This… Read More ›
How To Open A Door! Well, if you are a crazed Jack Nicholson in “The Shining”, perhaps. But for the rest of us, a door is to be opened, revealing wonders inside or outside…or maybe just down my upstairs hallway…… Read More ›