Simplicity has no baggage. I’m sitting in a kayak in a hidden cove somewhere in the Andaman Sea’s Mergui Archipelago. This mostly uninhabited string of reefs and islands extend 200 miles along Burma’s coast—an 800-isle Eden the size of Vermont. Since time immemorial, Mergui’s waters have been home to floating nomad families, the Moken, […]
To err is human. However, full forgiveness might only be possible from a pet. While in Cyprus, an island nation in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, a buried sense of pet guilt overcame me. I’m not unfamiliar with surging tangential thoughts, but it seemed odd that Chelsea, my childhood cat, leapt into my mind. Our globe […]
Wilmington Done Right I have a crush on Delaware, having written previous tales about its musical, pastoral and brewing gems. My recent visit synced with the declaration that Joe Biden was the President-Elect. This excursion explored downtown Wilmington, which is more of a small town where many locals have met Joe or have connections to […]
Due to COVID-19, NYC basketball court rims have been removed at locations where repeated attempts at social distancing have not been successful.
Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation raises $6 million for liberation from cancer. The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation hosted its 22nd annual benefit dinner and auction featuring Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real (Lukas is the son of Willie Nelson and an independent musical force who’s band is also Neil Young’s backing band). Approximately […]
Your mind is the strongest muscle in your body. As I was jetting to Salt Lake City, throwing back pretzels, musing at the endless desert below, I was blissfully unaware that 9/11 would re-prioritize the need for survival skills in a new world of terrorist awareness. Hours later, I’m one of eight apprehensive fellows––in search […]