Asher's Current Activities
Last updated: May 3, 2015
First day of tenth grade!
Staircase walk in the city.
Waiting for Dotties.
Heading out for Nuit Blanche with Uncle Dave and Aunt Lisa; cherry-pickers and palms; selfie at the Big Top with Aunt Charlotte; the sausage maker; above the rainbow; glass floor with a view; Wychwood barns.
Portland: rose garden; terrific Japanese garden; Columbia river valley with Meriwethers and many waterfalls.
Sicily for the October break: huge Greek theatre at Syracuse; the splendid, vast, atmospheric ruins of the city of Morgantina; Foro Romano mosaics; terrific ruined temples at dusk of Agrigento; comfortable digs and more ruins at Selinunte (the quarry); Monreale cloisters; spectacular Taormina.
Thanksgiving in Arizona to visit, ponder and hike down the Grand Canyon with the Carkovic-Levine clan.
Winter in Sri Lanka via a short stop in Singapore. Ruins at Polonnaruwa; Vil Ulyana; climbing up to (and down from) the lion's claw and ruins of spectacular Sigiriya; rainy Dambulla; fun hike up to Pidurangala; Aluvihara; Nalanda Gedige; Embekke; Kandy botanic gardens; relaxing in beautiful walled harbor fort of Galle.
How to handle a blah January Saturday: lunch at Pizzetta followed by a walk in the GGRA.
Annual birthday trip to Fenton's.
Trip to the Fog design show.
Winter break in the freezing East: first trip to Ray's; dinner with Dad's mentors and a security detail; a favorite painting of his parents at the Freer; on the Mall; fashion question; nerf fight with cousin; return to 2nd Ave Deli; snowy walk through the Park back to the Met (2011 version; 2000 version); Sept 11th memorial.
Chicago for a surprise in March: architectural tour; the Magnificent Mile; dinners at MK and Joe's; back to Millenium park.
A fun day of hiking at Pt. Reyes.
the list of countries and World Heritage Sites that Asher has visited.
also available as a map (his
dadís is available too).