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Posted by | September 28, 2010
Survival of the fittest

I’ve been back from the Galapagos for a week now and still can’t shake off the thoughts of this pristine archipelago in the eastern Pacific. Friends have been asking me...

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Posted by | June 8, 2010
Brooklyn my beloved cont.

I'm getting ready to leave my beloved Brooklyn this Sunday for a six-week research trip to Croatia, my native land. I can't think of a better way of saying a...

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Posted by | June 1, 2010
Brooklyn, my beloved

With all my frequent travels, I don't get to spend enough time at home in Brooklyn these days. Yet when I do, I'm always reminded of how much I love...

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Posted by | May 11, 2010
Street art: free expression or vandalism?

Inspired by Banksy's brilliant film Exit Through the Gift Shop that I saw last week, I am devoting this post to political acts of art around the world. While some...

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Posted by | December 15, 2009
Dazzled by the Grand Canyon

On a recent trip to Arizona, hosted by the Greater Phoenix CVB, I had my first encounter with the Grand Canyon. I had been preparing myself for the rendezvous with...

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Posted by | November 9, 2009
New York City skyline

Yesterday was a sunny Sunday so my man and I decided to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. This iconic stroll is among my favorite New York City activities. In fact,...

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Posted by | July 21, 2009
New York street art

One of my favorite things to do at home and on the road is taking photos of street art. It's especially great in New York City, a place in constant...

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Posted by | July 14, 2009
My Montana adventure

As I write this, I am sitting at the edge of an immense field with Montana's famous big skies in front of me. It is 9pm and the sun is...

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Posted by | June 19, 2009
Guest post: Art in Chicago

In this week's guest post, Rosalind of Farsighted Fly Girl takes us to an off-the-beaten-trail art tour of Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. Enjoy the great read! ART TOUR OF BRONZEVILLE, CHICAGO...

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Posted by | April 13, 2009
The dark side of New York

Today, shaken out of sweet morning sleep by the sound of heavy construction in the apartment upstairs, I started pondering New York, this city of constant change, a place of...

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