Everyone I’ve interviewed for Friendly Footprints talked to me about travel before COVID-19. Today, Fred talks to me about a stunning trip to Montana during the pandemic.Read more "Friendly Footprints in Montana w/ Fred."
From a viewpoint along the trail, the deep blue expanse of Lake Tahoe is clearly visible. I hear the water running before we see it; fast and free over jagged, slippery rock.Read more "Cascade Falls, Lake Tahoe"
Balboa park is filled with people who buy berry-flavored gelato or pose for photos at one of many picturesque spots. a girl hands me her phone and then jumps into her partner’s arms. wrapping her legs around his torso, she presses a cheek close to his—smiling. I snap as many shots as possible, freezing the moment, and trying but failing to hide a smile of my own.Read more "September in San Diego: a photo journal"
This week on ‘Friendly Footprints’, Juwan talks to me about her time in Hawaii with her beautiful sisters and Mama (as she fondly calls her mom), to celebrate Mama turning 60.Read more "‘Friendly Footprints’ in Hawaii with Juwan B."
Yemi and I are in the backseat of her parent’s car listening as they recount wistful memories from living in Los Angeles. “A straight bus down Wilshire is essentially a tour of L.A.” Aunt E. says as we pass by familiar places—the second-story apartment one of her kids jumped down from, LACMA, someone’s old school. […]Read more "A Weekend in L.A."