Author Archives: Traveler

About Traveler

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

Visions of Christmas

I’ve put together a couple of videos set to pretty holiday music and tossed them up on YouTube: here (an old-fashioned Perry Como take on a familiar tune set amidst a display at a doughnut shop) and… here (another visit … Continue reading

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Angel

Halloween is nearly upon us. Yet how far this intriguing holiday of lore has traversed from the Halloween of our pasts… (apparently there was a time I was an angel, and there I am, looking somewhat numb, lost, and not … Continue reading

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Oculus at the World Trade Center

I’ve been absent for a couple of months but will be posting again soon. Stay tuned. In the meantime, a video:  The World Trade Center has been rebuilt (and continues to be), and it is now a massive transportation hub … Continue reading

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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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