Leaving the Brick and Mortar World

[caption id="attachment_1284" align="alignnone" width="584"] My favorite telecommuting spot in the French Alps[/caption] By Emily Benson-Scott I've just finished a wonderful semester of teaching at LaGuardia Community College in Queens NYC.  I had one exceptionally bright and talented student in ENG 101 who managed to turn in homeworks and free-writes while…

Nicoise Turquoise

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=587084561330535&l=933508691054256270 Video by Robin Scott Text and photos by Emily Benson Scott Photo by Emily Benson Scott Although staying mostly in Roquebrune -Cap-Martin, we couldn't resist the occasional side trip to Nice. These umbrellas seem a paean to the pleasures of summer. Photo by Emily Benson Scott Instead of sand,…

Biking the Everglades

Text and photos by Emily Benson (Note: None of these photos are photoshopped or instagrammed) When my husband and I were deliberating how we would spend just one day in the Everglades, the inevitable question arose, to airboat or not to airboat. An airboat promised speed and thrill and strange…

Slowing Down in Savannah

-by Emily Benson There's something about road trips that make you want to get to your destination as fast and furiously as possible, ensure you don't spend any longer than necessary in a cramped, claustrophobic car, shoved in between luggage, old coffee cups, and a bag of stale 3-day-old muffins.…