Sunrise on Tower Bridge

[caption id="attachment_3212" align="alignnone" width="1280"] Tower Bridge, London. Photo by Joe Newman.[/caption] It's not the subject of nursery rhymes but, then again, London's Tower Bridge has never fallen down. I took this photo at sunrise, standing near the Tower of London....

Photo by Flickr user  Zach Dischner.

Dublin’s on tap

On Tuesday night, I'm taking the red eye out of Dulles on a non-stop flight to Dublin. It's my first trip to Ireland, and it's going to be in and out -- 48 hours in Dublin, 48 hours in London and then back home. My girlfriend...

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A new tent and a grand plan

I guess it doesn't matter how old you are, when your new tent arrives, you're obligated to set it up in your living room and sleep in it. The tent arrived today and is one of several packages I'm expecting as I gear up for an...