Opening Day!

While I’m no photographer, let alone a sports photographer who can handle noon-time shadows, it’s still fun to take pictures of children having a good time. On Saturday, I decided to take in the Queen City Baseball League’s opening day and share it with you. For more information about the league, please click here.

It’s not a Paradise

Bixop, one half of Plainfield hip hop duo Negros Americanos, has forced me to stop saying Plainfield hip hop duo Negros Americanos. They’re bi-continental now. This summer, after teaching himself Portuguese (he already learned fluent Spanish), he took his talents to South America – to the megacity of Sao Paulo, Brazil – where he connected with…

Emergency NJ Protest today against the US War on Syria

Per an emergency press release, there will be a protest in Newark today – Friday April 7, at 5pm. I will be attending, and will provide some coverage on Plainfield View. Click here for the Facebook event. The press release is printed below. IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NJ to Protest Syria Bombing Contact: Bob Witanek 908-881-5275 An…

BOE no-shows sabotage April meeting

Since joining the Board of Education in 2015, I have decided not to blog much about the school’s governing body. I’ve written (and spoken) a lot about the failures of American education as a whole, I’ve defended a controversial vote of my own, and I’ve even endorsed one slate of candidates – not counting my own…

Jodhpur to Delhi

My last post, late Tuesday, showed (link) my first day and a half in Jodhpur, India, the second largest city in Rajasthan. I stayed in that city from Monday around noon until a Thursday afternoon flight back to Delhi, where I spent Friday and Saturday. It’s Saturday evening now, and I will begin the trip…

Jodhpur – the “Blue City”

As I explained in my last post (click here), I arrived in India with a friend on Saturday, spending two full days in New Delhi and Agra before planning to fly to the state of Rajasthan. On Monday around at almost 1pm, we landed in Jodhpur, the “Blue City” of the state Rajasthan. Jodhpur is…

Delhi & Agra

On Saturday, my friend Dana and I landed in New Delhi, India around noon. We took the long way – first flying fifteen hours to Guangzhou, China, before boarding a six-hour flight to the Indian capital after a two-hour layover. A direct flight to India would have been around 13 hours. There’s a silver lining…