Now that the weather’s nice, we are taking the chance to explore some of the other neighborhoods in Covington. Today that included Seminary Square and a few new-to-us streets in MainStrasse. I took the opportunity to keep practicing with my new camera (Canon EOS Rebel SL1), a Christmas gift from Brandon, and captured some of the beautifully restored […]Read more "A spring walk in Covington"
For the last leg of our trip, we stopped at Great Smoky Mountains National Park for some easy hiking and spectacular views. I hadn’t been here in years and forgot how beautiful it is. Literally every turn you make there’s a new postcard-worthy vista.Read more "Last day on the road: Great Smoky Mountains National Park"
It’s our last full day in the Florida Keys and we’ve returned to one of our favorite spots, Bahia Honda State Park. It not only has one of the most beautiful, natural beaches I’ve ever seen (think of it as a more tropical Cape Cod), but it’s blissfully uncrowded and teeming with wildlife. We saw […]Read more "Life is good in the Florida Keys"
Night four of our expedition through Florida, and we’re spending some time at Everglades National Park. We arrived around 3 pm and just on the drive in and initial exploration of our camping area, we’ve seen an alligator, two crocodiles and a million birds (more on that in another post because I’ll have to get […]Read more "Dispatch from the road, Everglades edition"
It happened on Friday afternoon at McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg, and earlier in the day at Housing Work Bookstore Cafe in Soho. In my final weeks in New York City, I have found myself inundated with memories tied to specific places, while realizing that I may never return to those exact neighborhoods, corners or […]Read more "The places I’ve gone"