Vanity Project

To date, my blog has been about chronicling my travel adventures, with occasional lapses into cultural insight and political satire…from my perspective, of course.

Equally as important, this blog has been a repository for thousands of photos I’ve taken along the way, helping me identify and memorialize hundreds of destinations I’ve visited during the past six years, and perhaps, transcending the ubiquitous and banal:

whether animal;

mineral;

or vegetable snapshot!

I admit to taking my fair share of goofy personal photos, and occasionally posting them from time to time (see “Looking Back in Pictures”). But for the most part, Streaming Thru America has been my “show and tell” outlet for timestamping my wanderlust…

until now!

What follows is this summer’s shameful display of selfies and portraits of familiar faces from faraway places.

And there are instances and circumstances when the background becomes the most important element in the picture:

Finally, there are occasions when I get to strut across nature’s catwalk, and Leah is mostly there to capture the moment:

This blog was never intended as a vanity project, and I was never under any illusion that posting my travel adventures would ever turn me into a world-wide influencer. But at the very least, there are precious moments when I get to star in my own production.