Stephen Jermanok

New Highs

I’VE SCUBA-DIVED WITH HAMMERHEADS in the South Pacific, rafted a tumultuous river in British Columbia, biked straight down a volcano in Hawaii, and been chased by wart hogs on a walking safari in South Africa. But I never thought I’d…

Navigator: Family

KIDS COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES, and, as parents well know, with strong opinions. All it takes is one trip to the beach to see the contrast. Your daughter swims in the ocean all day — seemingly descended from…

Escape Routes

Sure, we were excited when our boy from Beacon Hill won his first surprising victory in the Iowa caucuses so many months ago. But now that those same prescient Iowans are coming to town for the Democratic National Convention this…

Artists in Residence

Steve Aishman holds up a photograph of a Twinkie sliced down the middle to reveal the creamy white filling. As Aishman explains it, in his whimsical glossies, his Japanese-American roots are reduced to the metaphor of the dessert cake: yellow…