the end of the aqueduct

The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail cuts across many Westchester towns, including my own. I’ve taken visitors on my neighborhood’s section of it many times saying, “The aqueduct underneath us was…

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that’s what I said

I was doing my lesson in Swedish, translating the sentence in the screenshot below. The little ding & the green banner said I had answered correctly, but the message in…

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time travel by ship

“If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.” – Thomas Aquinas I recently went on board a ship built…

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found in translation

In Hawaii, this is a plumeria blossom. In Australia, it’s a frangipani. In the US, I might have arugula in my salad. In the UK, it will be rocket. Same…

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