Oliver’s Birth

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I have 12 nieces and nephews and one great niece, but Oliver’s birth is the only one I have ever witnessed. He was born at 2:30 in the morning and arrived one minute before the midwife. My sister, Adina, was a freaking superhero. Turns out watching a live birth is one of the most amazing […]

To Colorado with Love

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My best friend moved to Colorado and there was no other option for me than to spend Thanksgiving in her new state with her. At the airport before leaving my ride called out to me, “Have fun. Be safe. Don’t talk to strangers.” My reply: “Ha ha ha ha ha. You’re funny.” Colorado is a […]

Sometimes Screaming Helps Launch

Sometimes Screaming Helps Launch

So, I know this isn’t a travel type adventure, it’s more of a courage type adventure. I’ve been writing on my personal blog sometimesscreaminghelps.com for a few years and I decided to turn a few of my most poetic posts into video blogs. Here is my first try:

MetaPhotography

MetaPhotography

This is an ongoing project to take photos of people taking photos and edit them as if the photos were taken with the camera that is being photographed. This circular project is titled MetaPhotography. A special thanks to Benjamin Neil for being my supermodel.  

India, 2006

India, 2006

I will be forever indebted to India for infecting me with a travel bug that I’m sure I will never cure. And for teaching me that food can be more than edible—it can be a taste-bud explosion. And for schooling me in my ideas of compassion and love and celebration. India, you have my heart.