September Equinox

In North America, autumn is usually considered to start with the September equinox, which this year was on the 23rd day of September. And just a couple days later, a glimpse of fall could already be spotted east of San Diego, 6,000 feet above sea level, in the Laguna Mountains on the eastern edge of the Cleveland National Forest.   […]

City of New York

According to wikipedia, New York is the most densely populated major city in the United States. As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world. In 1993, I spent a month in New York City and vicinity and have come back several times since. […]

Journey

Flying out on one of the 1st early morning flights, leaving San Diego International Airport, better known as Lindbergh Field, towards Frankfurt, Germany (with a short stop in Philadelphia). Philadelphia is not bad location for a layover, splitting the total time spent in an airplane seat almost exactly in half. Once arrived in Frankfurt, my […]