Journeys way off the beaten path, and the power of everyday people.

Where does that great divide hide?

this is not zambia, but this is me with my friends of various ages in Australia, from 18 to 30s I just spent 17 days learning about what it's like to live in Zambia with a friend. He's 30. His sister we spent all the time with is 23. His brother…

Happy New Year's

Happy New Year's everyone, wherever you may be. I wish you all the best in 2015 — peace, love and adventure. I will be ringing in midnight in Ndola, Zambia, a country I never expected to visit or thought about visiting except in that obtuse way un…

Die Schönste Zeit!

I heart Bosse. Olaf introduced me to him about 6 years ago, while visiting him. The guy was singing about how people sit in the waiting room of life, waiting for luck or the guts to get out there, and the next song? About being far away and running…

Superhero snapshot!

"I just cannot get over how much I like this photo. Totally looks like the hero shot from a tv show as the heroes get together and look cool just before going out to kick some vampire butt." This could be the best compliment from a famil…

Today's RTW adventure: On Sesame Street!

No one has to tell any of us how to get to Sesame Street ... it's ingrained in our blood from when we were wee small, but teeny tiny Mina kept me on my toes today, as I photographed her and mom Liz and dad Rob at one of Rochester's coolest venues —…

Goal: Be that. Every day.

In eighth grade Kelli told me a new girl moved in down the street. We became fast friends and despite her moving to Florida in high school and years of silence between, in the last years we have reunited as friends should, and the bittersweet is r…