Arches

June 12, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
While visiting Pensacola, FL, we explored Ft Pickens. An early rain threatened the day, but then the sun broke through and added one final arch to those of the fort. Completed in 1834, it served the Union during the Civil War (it was one of only four Southern forts not captured by the Confederacy). By the end of the Second World War, such forts wer...
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At Rest

June 04, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
In the 19th century, small communities and scattered farms sprang up throughout the United States. Most of these farms were self-sufficient parts of hamlets or villages. The barns that were raised provided both storage for equipment and harvested hay, and shelter for livestock. After long days of working in the fields under harnesses such as this,...
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Little River Falls

April 07, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
The falls in Little River Canyon in northeast Alabama are impressive. One morning I caught them with a hint of a rainbow. Farther down the river, I was able to photograph some turkey vultures. This is an amazing place to spend the day. If you are in Trussville, AL, this photo is on display at Michael's in the framing department until next January.
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Thinker

February 15, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
During a zoo "safari" I was drawn to this guy who seemed to be taken with watching the watchers. He stared intently at the visitors. It was a wonderful day with the animals and he was a great part of the visit. Not everyone can afford the trip to Africa for a "real" safari, but we all can afford a trip to the zoo. When traveling in other cities, ch...
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Golden Gate Clouds

August 26, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Visiting San Francisco in May was an amazing experience. When I looked west, I saw the bridge cloaked in low clouds. The scene was too compelling to pass up.
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