Where Fools Fear To Tread — A London Snapshot

Last year, 2015, I visited London for the first time. I’m only getting around to writing about it now because I’m leaving for Mexico in a few hours. I wanted to write about visiting the UK earlier but it just seemed so unnecessary -- a bit like writing a book about World War II or making … Continue reading Where Fools Fear To Tread — A London Snapshot

Where Fools Fear to Tread — A Montreal Snapshot

Note: I visited Montreal for the first time last summer (2014) and immediately started writing a Where Fools Fear to Tread piece but put it on the shelf for various reasons. Now that I’m back from visiting England and Scotland, I thought that perhaps it was high time to finish it, so here it is. … Continue reading Where Fools Fear to Tread — A Montreal Snapshot

California Fool’s Gold Episode Guide… and links to related series

I thought that it might be useful to publish an "episode guide" of my California Fool's Gold series of explorations. When I explore a new community, I usually rely upon the vox populi which is why anyone may vote for what communities they'd like to become the subject of future articles by clicking here for Los Angeles … Continue reading California Fool’s Gold Episode Guide… and links to related series

Where Fools Fear to Tread — An Albany Snapshot

GRAND TOUR OF THE NORTHEAST AND QUEBEC I recently took a sort of Grand Tour of the Northeastern United States and Quebec with Una. Before the trip I'd only been in the region once before when I spent a few days in and around Princeton and New York City during Yuletide a few years ago. I returned … Continue reading Where Fools Fear to Tread — An Albany Snapshot

Where Fools Fear to Tread — A Philadelphia Snapshot

GROUND TOUR OF THE NORTHEAST AND QUEBEC - PHILADELPHIA The author in Philadelphia (image courtesy Una Zipagan) I recently visited Philadelphia for the first time as a stop on a sort of Grand Tour of the Northeast and Quebec, which I undertook following my sister's graduation from Princeton. To date, the only states that I haven't visited in … Continue reading Where Fools Fear to Tread — A Philadelphia Snapshot

Where Fools Fear to Tread — A Cabo San Lucas Snapshot

CABOHOLICS, CABO WABO, AND CABO RULES!!! So I recently went on a much-needed vacation to Cabo San Lucas with a motley assortment of friends. Cabo San Lucas was chosen because it was a friend's birthday, a friend whose father owns a bar, Happy Ending Cantina.   To be completely forthcoming, Cabo San Lucas has never … Continue reading Where Fools Fear to Tread — A Cabo San Lucas Snapshot