Category Archives: nature

Fall is among us

This season in the Americas North is my favorite time of the year. The weather can be sunny, mild, windy, cold, rainy or snowy. Overall the lower temperatures makes for a trip outside more pleasant. Here is a closer look … Continue reading

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Photos with the nifty fifty

Venturing outside on this muggy humid weather in the upper 80’s and even 90’s, I took a quick walk with my Nikon DSLR and 50mm lens F/1.4. The heat brought me back inside faster than I wanted. You can never … Continue reading

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Views from the car seat: buckle up!

Just hang on

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Me and my shadow: Where is Isle Royale?

What a beautiful place to vacation, I never heard of this USA 🇺🇸 National Park until I went there! Look for Moose, Wolves and Eagles along with sunken ships around the Harbour. We had a lady diver give a presentation … Continue reading

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Views of the past: waiting on a future to move forward….

Sitting here at home, inside searching through past photo adventures to help me feel better and hoping to reconnect with fun travels soon. Here are some favorite vistas…life in and around Stockholm, Sweden. All photos taken by (c) Martina using … Continue reading

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Going Nowhere…A trip to Yellowstone- part I

When the road ahead looks like it never ends you literally can’t see pavement. This 40 plus hour road trip out West to Yellowstone offered diverse landscape and many roads leading to nowhere, or so it seemed. Driving on I-90 … Continue reading

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A closer look at Yellowstone National Park

An earlier post I wrote about the road to Yellowstone, I shared the stop at the Crazy Horse Memorial.  Here I have selected a portion of the hot springs, geysers and a waterfall that captured my photographic eyes at Yellowstone.  … Continue reading

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LA LA LA Land…

My recent trip in July to Los Angeles for a conference was going to be just another hotel stay, see the same four walls, drink the same coffee and connecting with people from my conference tribe. I made a different … Continue reading

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What comes my way…

Lately, over the past couple of months, I have crossed paths with the wind, the rain, the hail, the snow, the sunshine, the night owls and nature’s musical dawn awakening. Spring brought a flood of water standing in the neighbors … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek of ART in the Park…

If you have read some of my past posts over a year ago, many of them reference to the Morton Arboretum where nature meets man. Joy Morton, A man of Salt and trees, yes Morton as in the salt company … Continue reading

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