Category: Field Post

  • Hello from Telluride!

    This weekend I’ll be in Telluride for the 39th Annual Telluride Film Festival! Lots of movies this weekend, starting off with a throwback screening of “Rock n Roll High School” Awesome!

  • Next stop: Boulder, Colorado

    https://twitter.com/Jeffzilla/status/240545345183051776

  • Ocean Beach, San Francisco

    Hello from my run on Ocean Beach, on the west side of San Francisco…. My run track: Panorama:

  • How To Blog From Anywhere: Gmail via SMS launches in Africa

    How To Blog From Anywhere: Gmail via SMS launches in Africa

    Continuing on my series How To Blog From Anywhere, add Gmail via SMS to the repertoire. Google Africa has just launched Gmail via SMS, allowing mobile phone users without access to a data network to still send and receive emails. Yet another way to get your message out, no matter what your connectivity situation. Still…

  • Videoblog: Hiking the Telluride Ski Area

    Quick videoblog of me and good friend Talitha hiking today in the Telluride Ski Area… what a great day between the rainclouds! Video Link

  • Window seat + Americano + Wifi = productively awesome rainy afternoon.

    Relaxing West Village cafes are great. Cafe Minerva, just down the street from my apartment provides a great hideout on rainy days – with free Wifi and free flowing espresso! See this image in my Flickr Photostream.

  • NOLS WOE Tetons Ski Mountaineering Expedition: Day 2 – Telemarking at Grand Targhee

    NOLS WOE Tetons Ski Mountaineering Expedition: Day 2 – Telemarking at Grand Targhee

    Today was our first full day together as a group. In preparation for or departure to the backcountry, we’re spending two day skiing at Grand Targhee Resort. Although i grew up alpine skiing, and have been an avid snowboarder for the past 15 years, today was my first day Telemarking. Telemarking gear looks similar to…

  • NOLS WOE Tetons Ski Mountaineering Expedition: Day 1 – Food Rationing and Gear Selection

    NOLS WOE Tetons Ski Mountaineering Expedition: Day 1 – Food Rationing and Gear Selection

    Today was the first day of the NOLS Winter Outdoor Educator Course. For the first few days of the course, we’ll be spending time in the front country, getting gear prepared for our departure to the backcountry, and going over backcountry education curriculum. This is likely the last blog post I’ll make for a while,…

  • Kid Yellin, Red Hook, Brooklyn

    See this image in my Flickr Photostream.

  • My New Home For This Week: La Jolla Palace

    Welcome to my new home in La Jolla, CA! Here’s the view from our rooftop, also the world HQ of Bump.com. See this image in my Flickr Photostream.

  • Returning to NYC

    It’s definitely strange to return to NYC after being away for about a month. The pace of the city, noise level, and whole feeling is quick a shock to return to. It’s great to be back, but I’m definitely looking forward to my next trip away…. Upon return, it was interesting to look at the…

  • Last Days In NYC: Hudson River Pathway

    I’m not leaving NYC forever, but I am going to be away for a lot of the summer – here’s a shot of the Hudson River Pathway, which i run and bike on daily….

  • Spotted: Tesla Roadster

    While walking on 34th street today, I spotted a shiny new Tesla Roadster electric sportscar, with the license plate “OHM RUN”…. Cool!

  • Blogging Every Day Takes Its Toll

    Starting at the beginning of this year, I’ve been trying to make a blog post every day. As I’m finding out, this is not always easy. For each blog post on this blog, I’m trying to keep it something personal and meaningful – when i post about a news item, I’m trying to add my…

  • Israel Day Two – Austrian Hospice

    Israel Day Two – Austrian Hospice

    Quick post for today. We woke up late, and Stephband I had a traditionl Israeli breakfast at a local diner. After that we did a quick lap around the old city, in the Jaffa gate, past my old home the Petra hostel, by the western wall, and finally up through the arab quarter to the…

  • East Jerusalem To West Bank

    East Jerusalem To West Bank

    Arab minibusses in Palestinian controlled East Jerusalem loading up to travel to the West Bank.

  • Anti-War Protesters In Tel Aviv

    Anti-War Protesters In Tel Aviv Originally uploaded by jamfan2 Protesters in Tel Aviv, Israel — Sent via mobile. —

  • War Protest In Jerusalem

    War Protest In Jerusalem Originally uploaded by jamfan2 Protesters with signs at Ben Yehuda street in Jerusalem, Israel. Holding signs asking to stop the war and free Gaza.

  • Arabic Graffiti – Jerusalem

    Arabic Graffiti – Jerusalem Originally uploaded by jamfan2 Arabic graffiti near the Damascus gate in the old city of Jerusalem, Israel. Israeli IDF soldier passing by.

  • Turkey Day Nine – ‘Antep

    Turkey Day Nine – ‘Antep

    Today was our much needed rest and travel day. We slept late in our posh hotel room in Gaziantep, and then spent the better part of the morning in the topfloor breakfast salon, enjoy ing the view of a powerful blizzard hitting the town. We were amazed to see sych a blizzard in southern Turkey,…

  • Blizzard In Istanbul

    Blizzard In Istanbul Originally uploaded by jamfan2 Landed safely back in Istanbul – to a huge blizzard!

  • Baklava At Cagdas In Gaziantep, Turkey

    Baklava At Cagdas In Gaziantep, Turkey Originally uploaded by jamfan2