The Tribune Tower Chicago, USA This is one of my favorite buildings in Chicago: The Tribune Tower. It is the home to the Chicago Tribune newspaper, one of the most largely circulated papers in the United States, the Tribune Company, WGN Radio (WGN=World’s Greatest Newspaper), and me. I am now working in this iconic Gothic […]
We have a beautiful planet. It is easy to take it for granted: breathing clean air, drinking fresh water, and enjoying all that nature and the seasons have to offer. No matter what you believe whether it be global warming, climate change, global change, or volcanic ash Wednesday, we should do all we can to […]
Bugle Player, St. Mary’s Church Krakow, Poland This week, Chicago’s huge Polish community is mourning the loss of Poland’s president and dozens of political, military, and religious leaders who died in a plane crash on Saturday in Russia. Ninety-six passengers died in the crash which occurred in a thick fog near the Katyn forest, where […]
Go Giants! Tokyo Dome, Japan The 2010 Major League Baseball Season, the 110th consecutive season that will be played by the American and National Leagues simultaneously, starts this week when the Boston Red Sox will host their long-time rivals, the 2009 World Series champion New York Yankees at Fenway Park. Baseball in Japan Baseball is […]
As some of you may know, I am not only a writer and television producer, I am also a photographer. I’ve actually been a photographer longer than anything else I have done. I’ve been taking photos since I was a kid with my clunky Polaroid camera and loved my first SLR, a Ricoh XR-M that […]
Buon Natale from Italia!!
I spent 10 days traversing the various arrondissements, avoiding any missteps into a pile of hot French bulldog doo doo with aplomb, of the aptly named “City of Lights.” From charming Montmartre and the leafy park Bois de Bologne, to starkly modern La Defense and the ‘real life’ working class neighborhood of Belleville (all the […]
I spent the last few weeks making my way down around Southern Spain into the Andalucía region—an area that is Spain intensified and is said to be the most ‘undiluted’ heart of the country. It is also the original home of tapas, brutal bull fighting, and passionate flamenco dancing. I started in charming Granada which […]