#Snowmageddon2016

Today,¬†I decided to take a late morning walk towards downtown Plainfield. Here’s what I saw along the way. We out here #snowmageddon #plainfield A post shared by David (@dave.marcus) on Jan 23, 2016 at 6:49am PST Obligatory selfie above Almost three hours later, upon my return, there were at least two more inches of snow.

Phu Quoc, roadside

I’ve returned from my trip to Vietnam, but there are some photos from Phu Quoc that I promised to share. On a two-hour bike ride on Thursday, my last day on the island, I was impressed by the variety in the dwellings, ¬†businesses, and other buildings that you find roadside. Here are the photos in…

Ha Long Bay

Halong Bay is a group of islands of the Quan Ninh Province of northern Vietnam, about 110 miles easy of Hanoi. If you’re in the area, it’s considered a must see, even if only for a day trip. It’s a UNESCO world heritage site and has achieved a “wonders of the world” type of status.…

Ha Noi

After wandering 10 1/2 hours through a few central neighborhoods of Hanoi today, I’m spent. Here are my photos from Friday – New Years Day – in the Vietnamese capital, in the order in which they were taken. On Thursday afternoon I took a last bike ride through Phu Quoc, and plan to post those…

The year that was

Usually a year is just a year, but I’d like to give 2015 credit for being so – different – for me. I started off roaming the streets of frigid Montreal as I welcomed 2015 with my family. Days later I began service on the Plainfield Board of Education. April brought me to Cleveland to…