Category: Travel

doing nothing in nola

Love this writer: Jenny Odell In her how to do nothing article, she writes about Mierle Laderman Ukeles, whose Maintenance Manifesto, 1969 is familiar to me from earlier aimless Internet browsing. We bicycled past a...


Yes, it’s a new year. I feel unsettled. Still cloudy-minded, striving for what, I don’t know. To recapture what can’t be recaptured, to move to an imagined place of deeper meaning. Still making. It’s...

Germaine Wells, Mardi Gras queen

We heard there was a museum upstairs at Arnaud’s on Bienville Street in New Orleans. The restaurant and bar were closed, but the hostess readily brought us upstairs to take a look. Spectacular costumes...


Viewing the exuberant walls of New Orleans, mostly in the Bywater neighborhood, was a great way to bring in the New Year. Some photos:


We watched the Sugar Bowl Parade. The faces of the young people were quite beautiful.

party, valladolid

Last day of my 50’s. Interested in tomorrow. A breakthrough, but what will be its nature? These two party-goers from Valladolid make me happy. Christopher Columbus died in Valladolid (Spain) in 1506.


The mysteries of Mexico, December 29 through January 5, 2016. A place to start the new year. Photos – Yucatán Rückkehrunruhe, from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: n. the feeling of returning home after...