Back in D Town


Hello. I am back home, in Delaware. Outside, the snow is forming a thin blanket. On any other day, I would have jumped out the window and waddled on to the ice cold grass. But today, I am drenched in thoughts.  …of the time I lay on a wicker recliner with the cool breeze ruffling…

From the shores of Pondicherry


Hello, I traveled over 8,000 miles to stand here and look at the waves of Indian ocean try to catch my feet. I looked at the wild frothy water getting tamed by the shore. Pondicherry (officially Puducherry) was surreal. The wind almost swept away my bow tie, as we zoomed past thick woods on a…

When in Greece


Hello. I had just begun to snooze, my barrel chest up, after watching On Chesil Beach and Tully. There came a thud, and the wheels of the airplane grazed the hard runway. I felt it. It reminded me of the coarse ice of Antarctica. En route Newark to Dubai, we made a halt at Athens. Everything…

Hello from Chennai


Vanakkam. I was right. Travel was in the cards. In fact, I am writing to you all from a compact house in Chennai, India. Behind me rests a series of photos of various Indian Gods and Goddesses, and the air carries a whiff of sambar and rasam. People constantly honk on the roads, and every…

Meet Doah


We found this little guy inside a souvenir shop at Shanandoah Caverns. After picking a couple of bottles of fruit vine and a block of fudge, we were casually scanning the racks of postcards, necklaces, and stuffed toys, when we saw him. Next thing we knew, we had paid for him at the counter, and…