Flying Aer Lingus. Great people, spectacular service, but…………………. A few weeks ago I flew Aer Lingus from Boston to Rome and back again with a layover in Dublin. I fly a lot, and like anybody who does, I have opinions about air lines. What I like, what I think works, […]
Fresh picked olives in the Monte Rufeno Nature Reserve. Lazio, Italy. Thanks to the Mediterranean Experience of Eco Tourism for a fantastic trip.
Democratic presidential candidate, US Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., brought his campaign to the Mass Mutual center in Springfield, MA. today Oct,3 201. Speaking to a crowd of over 6000, Sanders captivated the room with his message of hope by working together to end wealth inequality. I have covered a […]
A friend gave me a call yesterday that there was a Red Tailed Hawk in her yard, close to the ground that had been hanging around after munching down a squirrel. What a beautiful creature. I got within 10 ft. and she did not seem fazed at all until a […]
I stopped by the Gonomad office yesterday to talk with Max about where to travel next. Looks like it will be Italy! I noticed his pile of thumb drives by the computer, each representing a journey taken somewhere on planet. Max started to clean up his desk when he saw […]
A storm passes over the Pioneer valley. Taken from the summit house at the top of Mt. Holyoke in Skinner state park.
Finland. A bicycle on the streets of Turku with flowers in the basket. Classic.
Robert Gillis with two huge lobsters on the last day of the season. Inverness, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
I just returned from a trip to Finland. Check out this link to EATING FINLAND a slide show on the exciting culinary scene happening all over the country.
Inverness, Cape Breton Nova Scotia. On board the “Missy 2 lobster boat with Joe and Robert Gillis, Eagles wait along the cliffs for the fishermen to toss Sculpin fish for them to catch. The Sculpin often come up in the traps and float on the surface making for an easy […]
I have been working on the United way of Hampshire county new campaign. It is a pleasure to be collaborating with a client that gets it. I work with many advertising and PR agencies, but United Way has given me the freedom to capture real images of real people really […]
A misty morning on the lake at HawkHill Nature in Finland
Turku is Finland’s oldest city, located in the Southwest of the country. Home to over 30,000 students, it is beautiful, comfortable and walkable with an impressive amount of fine restaurants that some think will challenge Helsinki for the top spot in Finland’s growing culinary scene. There is a lot to […]
The Art Bank in Pargas Finland is a small museum and the personal collection of Ted Wallin. He has amassed an impressive amount of work by his hero Salvador Dali. He is a man obsessed by Dali, and after a half hour of conversation, I believe he might be actually […]
Another moment of bliss in Finland. Visit Finland
Just a 45 minute drive from Helsinki, Hawkhill Nature cottages rest on the shores of a beautiful lake boarding the Nuuksio National Park in Finland. Smoked salmon, potatoes and pancakes cooked on the grill, a wood fired sauna and a bottle of Russian vodka generously gifted to us by the […]
My first day in Finland started out with a walk through Turku, a lovely little town on the coast with a fantastic food scene. For more info on travel to Turku and Finland go to VisitTurku
A crab boat captain watches his crew unload the days catch in Inverness, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
I am very pleased to have a half page image I took of Raymond Luc Levasseur in the new book Days of Rage by best selling author Bryan Burrough. Aside from my own pride, this is an important book about our history that holds lessons for today. It is a […]
Spring has finally sprung. As they say, “you don’t know what you’ve got till its gone”. Thank God its warm again.
Just out of reach.
My heart goes out to Tunisia and to the families of those killed during the terrorist attack the Bardo museum in Tunis yesterday. I traveled to Tunisia in 2009. I remember being somewhat nervous before the trip. It was my first time in a Muslim country, I am Jewish, and […]
Senator Elizabeth Warren held an open house at her office in Springfield Mass Thursday. It was packed with supporters and state and local officials. MoveOn.org was there to deliver a message to her, “Run Warren Run” They delivered a petition to encourage her to run for president signed by 9,030 […]
Shoveling out of Winter Storm Linus in Northampton MA.
A snow blower fights back against Winter Storm Linus in Northampton Ma.
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Just another beautiful image of Nevis
Mrs. Freeman sells roots, tonics and juices at the Charleston market in Nevis. For more info on travel to Nevis go to: nevisisland.com
A construction worker in Nevis helps a colleague smoke bees off him after disturbing a hive.
Travel with pets. Waiting to board a plane in San Juan Puerto Rico.