Two penguins arrested in a sushi bar invasion, this week, according to a story in USA Today.
So, there’s this battle over a French rooster, and it’s completely fowl.
The Wetlands Alamosa Wildlife Refuge, my friend Diana writes, “Just recently, I have come to experience the Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge in an entirely new way. Instead of sampling the sanctuary like a temporary visitor, I have found my own rhythm of belonging.
New York’s screwed in DC, the nation’s capital, and so is California. But where is the outrage?
In the Odyssey, “Sailing over the wine-dark sea” was how Homer described the Aegean nearly 3,000 years ago. Today, his pulse would still quicken, roused by the allure of those waters.
Going to Prague, we imagined the connecting point at the center of the Czech capital. The 700 year old Charles Bridge crosses the Moldau between the Old City and Prague Castle or. Best of the city, from Kafka to concerts, in every direction.
In Twilight, Reykjavik, Iceland, by street photographer Deborah Julian, the light makes it different. It angles differently and cleanly near the top of the world… For your home or office, a print takes you to the uniquely lit streets of Reykjavik, Iceland. The loneliness of this wonderfully remote […]
The Bloody Gettysburg Battlefield, the perfect example of the uselessness of war, ended as much in America as it began. By David Stone Carnage at a Bloody Gettysburg Battlefield You drive through the rolling hills of southern Pennsylvania, passing the little towns where Confederate General Robert E. Lee […]
The last slave ship to America was the Clotilda, a schooner, and when I heard it was found, I remembered my friend Sylviane Diouf. Years ago, walking home from the subway, a historical scholar, she told me she’d just published a book about the last slave ship. No […]
I Love Visiting Greece. True, Trump’s got us banned from the European Union, but we can dream about better days ahead, can’t we?