Not an Oil Painting: Flowering Tree in The Rain (All Photos By Gail)
We haven’t had much of a winter in NYC, but that doesn’t mean I’m not looking forward to spring! In fact, the siting of 14th street’s first flowering tree of the season made me think back to May of 2019, when my pal Jamie and I made plans to attend the annual Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The fact that it happened to be pouring down rain that day did not dampen our adventurous spirits! Continue reading Ten Flowers Photographed in the Rain→
Water is one of the most essential elements for human life, being necessary for drinking, cooking, and cleaning. It also plays a vital role in manufacturing and agriculture. It’s no secret why is water so important to us, but let’s take closer look at the role it plays in daily life.
Water is a Biological Necessity
Water is essential for life because it’s a necessary component of human physiology. Our bodies are made up of 60% water. Water is needed for all of the body’s chemical reactions and is involved in many important processes, including regulating body temperature and transporting nutrients and oxygen to the cells. Continue reading Why Are People Drawn To Water?→
Installation View from Thierry Mugler: Couturissme at The Brooklyn Museum (All Photos By Gail)
Designer Thierry Mugler (1948 – 2022) believed that beauty and seduction are instinctual. His most imaginative designs took inspiration from the natural world, including a host of birds, butterflies, insects, undersea creatures, and reptiles.
Magical Central America attracts many tourists with its beauty and wide variety of excursions. Of course, most people choose to visit Panama, Costa Rica or Honduras , but what if we dig deeper? Today we will talk about the wonderful country of El Salvador, which attracts experienced tourists and can be an interesting discovery for you. Continue reading El Salvador 2022: Five Best Spots to Visit→
Have you visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, BC? It’s pretty sweet: friendly people, decent weather, excellent restaurants and — if you love nature, especially — endless fun adventures. My recent Alaskan cruise ported out of Vancouver, so I was able to spend four days checking out this fantastic city, including a fun-packed (and educational) afternoon at the very impressive Vancouver Aquarium. Let’s check it out! Continue reading Let’s Go: The Vancouver Aquarium!→