As I write this post, some of the readers might have already entered the new year, welcoming 2019. Happy New Year to you all as I share a photographic summary of 2018, the faces and places we have seen, the experiences we have had, and the people we have lost. The photographs are in chronological
It is with great sadness I share with you the passing of my sister Binnaz Melin. As I grieve for my loss I celebrate a life well-lived. She was the person I had known all my life, besides being my sister, Binnaz was a friend from my earliest memories. We played together, talked together, walked to
Yellow is unique in the color spectrum. It is naturally luminous, almost up there with white. Most colors have lighter and darker tints and shades, but not yellow. The dark yellow sounds odd since it becomes brownish! The fall color in Utah, at least in the parts I have seen, is yellow unlike in New
This post is dedicated to the memory of our good friend Alan French who passed away yesterday. He loved trains, I wish he could have seen some of the photographs. Rest in peace Alan. The delayed trip to the Great Salt Lake Marina happened one afternoon with great weather still prevailing. It was an
It was good to see Elif at the airport waiting for us. The weather was very nice and it would remain so for the rest of our stay. We arrived at Elif's house and settled in our bedroom Elif fixed for our arrival. Mina had gone on a trip with her father and was to return home after her dance practice.
A week ago on Monday, Jan and I flew to Salt Lake City to see Elif and Mina. The first leg of the flight, Providence to Baltimore was about an hour. By a sheer coincidence, the exit gate for us was next to the connecting flight gate to Salt Lake City. The wait was short and we boarded first along