i’d like to thank the academy

Sometimes life surprises you, if you let it.

Like last Friday, as I was making my windy way across Boston Harbor I got a phone call telling me that a travel story I had written for the New York Daily News just won the prize as Best Feature Article in a Newspaper and could I come to the awards luncheon.

How fun.  How random.

Not that it means anything substantial ultimately. But it was nice to go to a sit-down lunch at the Helmsley yesterday afternoon and meet the Premier of Bermuda.  And the bonus was discovering that my itinerant ramblings get read by a lot more people than just the handful in my immediate circle.

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