Industrial Bloom

Industrial Bloom

Industrial Bloom One Rhode Island non-profit is harnessing the power of flowers to transform its local environment for the better.  What Cheer Flower Farm operates in an abandoned factory complex on the south side of Providence‚Äôs blighted Olneyville neighborhood.  Spanning 2.7 acres, the urban site was predominantly covered in pavement, decaying structures, and contaminants left…

Chasing Winter

Chasing Winter

Chasing Winter Escaping Spring on a Road Trip to Canada As hints of spring began appearing around our home in Rhode Island, my family was still eager to hit the slopes. Determined to chase winter a little longer, we embarked on a journey north to Tremblant, Canada. Our destination promised snow-covered vistas, even as the…

Snowbound

Snowbound

Snowbound Ski Resort Isolated after Massive 7-Foot Snowfall in 48 Hours During the winter of 2022/2023, the Lake Tahoe region in Northern California experienced its second snowiest season ever recorded. When I arrived at Palisades Tahoe ski resort on February 26th, they had already accumulated nearly 500 inches of snow for the season. However, our…

Iceberg Alley

Iceberg Alley

Final Melting Place Iceberg hunting in Newfoundland Every year, during the spring season, numerous icebergs conclude their southbound voyage along the eastern coast of Newfoundland, famously referred to as “Iceberg Alley.” These ancient chunks of ice, aged around 10,000 years, typically detach from Greenland and embark on a journey lasting 2-3 years towards the south,…