Monthly Archives: June 2014

My camera was almost confiscated. Twice.

The first time happened at the Academia Gallery in Florence, Italy.  We (The Bride & I) had gone there to see Michelangelo’s David.  It was early in the day and there were just a few visitors and one guard on duty — presumably to enforce the “Do Not Photograph” signs. The statue is magnificent.  We […]

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On NOT getting the big picture…

In the past decade I’ve made an effort to avoid the postcard shot when traveling. I had that mindset when The Bride and I visited Paris a few years back.  The Eiffel Tower — if you haven’t been there — is a marvelous engineering achievement.  I’m an engineer and it is that aspect that impressed […]

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