A Tryst with Nature

This was taken on Aran Island off the cost of Republic of Ireland. I was traveling with a group of students studying the culture of the Republic of Ireland and had the opportunity to take this side trip. As a result of doing several of these culture trips, when I travel I am always thinking about how the environment shapes […]

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Biskek: The People

  I spent a lot of time walking around Bishkek, which has lots of green space and parks. The Kyrgyz love the Russians because they provided the infrastructure to make life much more enjoyable. This is an arid country with lots of water so irrigation ditches were built throughout the central part of the city that allows water to flow […]

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Anna Growing Up

Meet Anna. I met Anna when I went with her family to a datcha outside of St. Petersburg, Russia but she could be from anywhere. She is just¬†pubescent, but has dreams of growing up. Anna’s mother is a friend of my daughters and when Olga invited us to visit, my daughter collected some prom and bridesmaid dresses from friends to […]

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