Travel

Windsurf pictogram

Downwinder

DOWNWINDER Casa Nora has always had interesting house-guests.  One evening, over a glass of wine and a cigar, Hunter tells Big Al that he wants to do a downwinder –…

View from Riva del Garda

Climbing Monte Altissimo

One of my favourite places in the world to go mountain biking are the trails in the Dolomite mountains, on the north shore of Lago di Garda.  Since we were…

Casa Nora

…in paradise…

A pictorial essay of life in El Yaque, Margarita Island!   … critters…                         …natives…        …

Tuscany

One night in Siena…twice…

One night in Siena…twice… Siena is a very beautiful, fortified, hilltop town in the middle of Tuscany. Like other Tuscan hill towns, Siena was first settled in the time of…

Christmas wreath

Christmas in the Eternal City

CHRISTMAS IN THE ETERNAL CITY I remember like it was yesterday, sitting in class in design school, learning about the construction of the Pantheon in Rome.  And I remember, like…

''50''

Turning ’50’!

TURNING 50 “I know it seems I’ve always been around, but my movie career didn’t begin in earnest until I was 50 years old.  These last 30 years have been…