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I never was very disciplined about carrying a sketchbook, hence the newsprint drawings. But while on vacation, I do carry a small pad and a ball point pen in my back pocket. It's not meant to document everything I see as much as it's there to fill up down time. I would never impose on my family to sit and wait for me to draw, but rather I would break it out while we were waiting for a plane, sitting on a train, souvenir shopping, looking at art in a museum, or stopping to use the restroom. They're done quickly, most in a minute or two. When added to the hundreds of photos, countless little pieces of paper, receipts and Donna's journal, it bring the memories flooding back.. This year was a special vacation. Donna and I are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. Andrew just finished his undergraduate degree and Alyssa her second year at Rutgers, so I don't know when ...

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