Adrift: Gorgeous Fog

This is purely just for the “wow, cool” factor: I spotted this time-lapse short film that looks at fog in the San Francisco Bay Area, by filmmaker Simon Christen. It’s gorgeous, and only four and a half minutes long: Adrift (on Vimeo) [Read more...]

Natural Beauty in New York City: Pelham Bay Park

Throgs Neck Bridge from Pelham Bay Park

When you think of New York City, you no doubt think of a giant, crowded, intoxicating, bustling metropolis filled with buildings, taxis, street vendors, and people, millions of people. But one of the things I love about New York City is the fact that, with a little time, effort, and money, you can get far [Read More...]

Photos of One of the Most Beautiful Places on Earth

A view of Deer Lakes, nestled in a valley on top of the Mammoth Crest. In the background you can see many High Sierra peaks, most of which are in Yosemite National Park, I believe. At the bottom of this picture you can see my wife, daughter, and me as we begin scrambling up a steep, rocky slope.

In case you’re interested, I have just updated my collection of photos of the Eastern Sierra of California. This is one of the most beautiful places on earth, in my opinion. The new photos are from a recent family vacation to Mammoth Lakes and the surrounding area. You can find all sorts of great hikes [Read More...]

Climbing the Mammoth Crest with My Son

Nathan as we approach the crest and the scrambling/climbing part of this hike

Yesterday, I shared some further thoughts on hiking with my daughter. Before I leave behind my summer vacation, I thought I might share a couple photos of a hike I took with my son, Nathan. We were vacationing in Mammoth Lakes, California, a High Sierra town known especially for its excellent skiing. But this is [Read More...]


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