Bringing Down the White Picket Fence

Have you ever picked up the New York Times, read about a place, and told yourself that one day you’ll go there? Do you really mean it? Do you cut it...

This photo was taken out the window of our hotel room in Lyon, France. Usually, I remember the names of every hotel and restaurant we’ve stayed at, but this one, I...

This is pure happiness. Headphones, a good book, and the French countryside. This high-speed train swept me from Paris to Lyon and then to Provence. Another summer after a stressful school...

I long for this. Sitting by the water in short sleeves, reading a book by the water with a huge Ferris wheel looming over me. It’s Seattle in August. It could...

I’m always looking for a good bike to ride when I’m traveling. As long as I can get myself on the right path within good distance of the city streets, I...

I could look at this photo for hours. There is so much life here; so many stories, dreams, worries, and thoughts. There are people smiling, enjoying a night out with friends,...

One of the best ways to see San Francisco is with the tour company Vantigo. On the San Francisco City Tour, a Volkswagen bus picks you up right from your hotel...

They say the third time is a charm, and I think Paul and I agree, this trip to California wine country was the best one yet.  We did it all wrong...

New Orleans This image of the St. Charles Streetcar reminds me of how timeless the city of New Orleans can feel. The architecture, the food, and the music have a quality...

Impermanence  Part Two This was Shea Stadium. My wife and I took a  subway ride out to see it as it was being torn down. My father and I took that ...