Archive for the ‘Out & About’ category

LA to Chicago

When you fly, if given a choice, which do you prefer – window seat? Or aisle? When you have a window seat, you’re trapped in a more confined space and have to ask strangers to move if you want to get out. If you have an aisle seat, you can sometimes stretch your legs a […]

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Halloween in the Castro: Not as wild on a Monday night, but fun nonetheless…            

Travel summery pt. 6: New Jersey, the dream state

I was a scared little kid, and since NJ is where I grew up, the state still holds a greater degree of creepiness than any place I’ve since been.  Even if I weren’t from there, however, Jersey would likely put me ill at ease. I shot these during a walk on the beach.  The fog […]

Unwarranted exercise

It seems like my new friends here are determined not to let me go gently into that good fall of keeping chin-stroking office hours and toddling back to my house for a grilled cheese and soup. Let’s hunt down a new dive bar! Let’s go see a play rehearsal! Let’s join a local meeting about […]

Twenty-one years ago…

… Moscow got its first McDonalds. The lines wrapped around city blocks; people could not wait to get their hands on Big Maks and McDonalds fries. The Soviet Union was still intact, but it couldn’t withstand the national hunger for Western-style kultura and cuisine for long; the empire collapsed less than two years later. In honor […]

Travel summery pt. 5: random shots

The following are some summertime photos that I like, but that don’t fit into a nice, neat set. From Paris: From Barnegat Bay, NJ: From Austin: From Seaside Heights, NJ:

It’s all true

I just got back from a trip to Los Angeles. It’s all true what they say about it. There are palm trees, which I still find really surprising: I mean, they’re just right there, by your house. And yet it’s not the tropics. Seriously, palm trees: Cool, right? There are also Scientologists. This is just […]

Travel summery pt. 5: ramdom

The following are some summertime photos that I like, but that don’t fit into a nice, neat set. From Paris: From Barnegat Bay, NJ: From Austin: From Seaside Heights, NJ:

Travel summery pt. 4: Paris polaroids