“We’ve All Come to Look for America” March4Bernie Against the DNC in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016. “Berners” march to show support for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders before the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Black Men for Bernie
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Bernie Sanders Volunteers mobilize at the “Future to Believe in Rally” Temple University, April 6, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A call went out for 100 volunteers on PA Slack for Bernie and the Bernie Sanders website. An estimated three times that many volunteers showed up at the North Philadelphia Campaign office at 1000 Diamond Street. I had […]
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View from the terrace of Casa Alta Habana, Old Havana, Cuba. On November 15, I joined 567 Americans and ran the Maratón de La Habana MARABANA 2015 in Havana, Cuba. After the Marabana I joined Locally Sourced Cuba for their eight (8) day “Lively Cuba” itinerary which includes travel to Havana, Cienfuegos, Santa Clara, Trinidad and Viñales. The […]
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El Capitolio, modeled after the US Capitol building in Washington DC, was the seat of government in Cuba until after the Cuban Revolution in 1959. On November 15, I joined 567 Americans and ran the Maratón de La Habana MARABANA in Havana, Cuba. TRAVEL TO CUBA Americans can now purchase a direct flight from Tampa, […]
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Cat Town Cafe The Cat Town Cafe and Adoption Center and Hood Cats partner to place at risk, sick, older or traumatized cats that are considered “un-adoptable”. There are typically 8-24 cats, all available for adoption. For $10 visitors can schedule a one hour visit in the “cat zone.” In the five years since Cat Town has […]
Double-hulled Monterey fishing boats docked at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, CA.
“Dream” by Lady T, Lilac Alley, Mission On a recent visit to San Francisco I took advantage of the San Francisco City Guides tours as an affordable way to see the city. San Francisco City Guides is a non profit organization with 200+ trained tour guides who lead free walking tours in the city of San Francisco. […]
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Fredy Maldonado In July 2014 I attended the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Antigua, Guatemala. My sister Jayne introduced me to her friend Fredy Maldonado who volunteered to be my driver, translator and guide. Fredy greeted me at the Guatemala City Airport and we chatted on the ride to Antigua. One of the first things that […]
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Daniel Harlan and his Persian Himalayan cat Samantha, Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco, CA, USA. “Donations for cat show welcome. To be held in San Jose. $$ Thank you. Small or large everything helps” Organizers had strongly discouraged Dan from entering although they hadn’t banned him outright. You are expected to wear a tuxedo and “drink […]
Jayne E. Fleming is a San Francisco based human rights attorney who is preparing and filing humanitarian parole and political asylum applications for Haitian victims of gender based violence. Many of Fleming’s clients are referrals from KOFAVIV and FAVILEK agents who advocate for victims in twenty-two tent camps in Port-au-Prince. The agents provide services including […]
Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is a 4 mile stretch of tide pools in Moss Beach, California, USA. The best time to visit the tide pools is during a zero or negative low tide. Sea Anemone Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is located about one mile south of the HI Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. Dorm style beds can be […]
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Obama counter-rally outside the John McCain “Road to Victory” event at The University of Scranton, Scranton, PA.
“Victory in Pennsylvania” rally, Sarah Palin
Code Pink for Peace. Stop the Next War Now, San Francisco, CA. In San Francisco, tens of thousands gathered at Civic Center Park for a rally and march against the Iraq war. Stop Crazy Dick from Bombing Iran Anti Iraq War Protest, San Francisco, CA
Renée de la Prade, button accordion and Steve Gardner, fiddle, Culann’s Hounds, Cotati Accordion Festival. Steve Gardner on the fiddle.
Hiking in NEPA with my son. This is the day he asked me if I wanted to “hop a freight train” if I remember correctly.
Greetings from Afghanistan Kabul is a city of hustle and bustle. There are few paved roads and no traffic lanes, intersections or traffic lights. Livestock including sheep, goats and camels weave in and out of traffic consisting mostly of old Toyota Corolla Sedans converted to taxicabs while young men in jeans talk on cell phones. […]
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“English Lesson” In 2005, I traveled with the Global Exchange Reality Tours delegation “Women Making Change” to Afghanistan for an Independent Study Project in photography. I was a 47 year old “re-entry” student in my last semester at Arizona State University and I wanted to do something “substantial.” This is not to say that I didn’t have […]
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