I created this landscape of Tucson along the Catalina Highway, which is on the way to Mount Lemmon. It’s kind of a bittersweet painting, because it shows how invasive Buffelgrass is taking over parts of the Sonoran Desert, which threatens to take out the native plants, like Saguaros, because it can spread fire so easily.
We woke up in the morning for our first full day in Albania… I opened the blinds to look over the balcony and saw an endless jumble of buildings… nice buildings, ugly buildings, old buildings, new buildings… you get a little bit of everything here. The view reminded me of a scene from “Slumdog Millionaire.” […]
I got my first taste of Albanian culture when our plane landed in Tirana… The flight attendant told us to remain in our seats with our seat belts fastened. So naturally the Albanians all got up and proceeded to get their luggage… Albanians don’t really follow rules. The Italian flight attendant came out yelling and […]
It was a cold day when Monique and I landed in Rome… It was disappointing to see that the airport was far off from the city itself… much like Denver’s airport, all I could see was farmland and countryside. We had to go through security again and it was quite a contrast to see how […]
We got to the airport early… 3 hours early, to be exact. Monique’s Dad and my Mom dropped us off at the San Diego Airport and we quickly learned that our flight had been rerouted from Atlanta to New York. Luckily, we were early enough to get some seats. After paying exorbitant fees on our […]