Author Archives: Traveler

About Traveler

"For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go.”

Morgan Library video montage

Addendum to last week’s post about the Morgan Library:  I’ve created a short video, now uploaded to the YouTube channel. View it here.  

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A voyage through time

Blood red walls.  Long, deep crimson curtains draped from high above. Vintage portraits of subjects in severe poses. Black alabaster statues of Grecian figures. Spot-lit corners. Sounds like it could be a Gothic castle in the hinterlands of eastern Europe. … Continue reading

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Sam

About 18 years ago, I felt inspired to write a strange little essay about Sam Shepard.  I don’t recall now why I composed it or what I had planned to do with it, if anything.  Ultimately, I did nothing with … Continue reading

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Cemetery hearts

“Behold and See as you Pass By As you are Now so Once was I As I am Now you soon will Be Prepare for Death and Follow Me.” On the grounds of St. Paul’s Chapel in lower Manhattan, New … Continue reading

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Vintagio* mini-films

A few years ago I got really into making little mini-movies with an app I was playing around with at the time called Vintagio*.  I would find something of interest to shoot with my iPhone camera, record a few minutes … Continue reading

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Babysitting by Willard

One of my favorite posts on the entire Internet takes me hilariously back to the long-gone good-and-bad old days of the 1970s.  I’m somewhat of a nostalgia addict, so posts like this just tear me up and take me down … Continue reading

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Small towns

On a recent drive along Route 78 East in Pennsylvania, I passed a roadside attraction I’d driven past a million times before without stopping.  It’s called Roadside America Miniature Village. It’s a museum of miniatures built over decades by a … Continue reading

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