First, a confession: I had never before attended any French St. Martin Carnival event. Not once. Not ever. I wasn’t boycotting. It had just never occurred to me, oddly enough, that there would be anything to see there.
Here’re more pan photos in cases your monstrous appetites for steel pan playing hadn’t been sated the first round. Because I said so. Continue reading Because I Shot More Pan…So There
And the pan played on. It was the 25th annual Pan Invasion Ebony Steel Orchestra concert and guess who they hired (rightly so) as the shooter. See more photos inside.
I’m a big fan of baby humans. I say it often enough to the people who see me in person, but here it is, my declaration to the World Wide Web: I’m a BIG FAN OF BABY HUMANS. Continue reading Baby Eshanay Gets Dedicated
I like a good surprise. I especially like being in on the secret, and seeing the look of delight–mixed with shock–on the face of someone getting a surprise party. Ashma did not disappoint. Continue reading Surprise! Ashma Turns 34, Thinks She’s Going to Someone Else’s Party
St. Maarten residents walked, biked and ran, in groups and alone, Sunday to support breast cancer awareness. The annual Pink, Phit, Phabulous walkathon–a grueling trek from Philipsburg to Simpson Bay–drew more than 300 men, women and children, all in pink, to support the cause.
I saw members of the Florida State University come together in the fall of 2015 to console each other after the sudden and tragic deaths of three of their peers in a car crash.
I’ve never thought of myself as an athlete. I still don’t. That said, I had to figure out sports because, from time to time, The Democrat expected me to shoot somebody’s athletic endeavors: high school volleyball and soccer, collegiate football and basketball, mostly.
I started gardening when I lived in Tallahassee during my last year as a broadcast journalism undergrad. Here are some photos of my old garden, including the plants and transplants that lived there. This frog, for instance, was a fan of loitering within the shoots of corn I had planted mostly by accident.