Thursday, January 18, 2018

Where Does Melted Snow Go?

Where Does Melted Snow Go?

March 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. When snow falls and canvasses Long Island’s suburbia, our hurried roads seem momentarily tranquil. In those fleeting moments, the chaos is muted, and neighborhoods bask in the relative silence. Thereafter, the snowfall becomes an almost tragically different story of filth and inconvenience — that snow that was so peaceful becomes a burden to drivers […]

Alley Pond

Alley Pond

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. Nudged to the side of Northern Boulevard and the Cross Island Parkway, bordering Douglaston and Bayside, it’s hard to imagine the slice of nature within the Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC). This non-profit nature center owned by the City of New York is a tranquil haven set at the very end of Little Neck […]

Living Large… and Small

Living Large… and Small

July 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s amazing how an entire world can be condensed into 63 feet.  The outside world becomes small when the place you call home carries you across oceans, carrying within it a small infrastructure completely independent of the outside world. My husband Cameron and I live onboard our charter yacht Heron with our dog, Andy.  We […]