Category Archives: parks

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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What can a photograph cause you to do?

Surfacing Emotions, Tears of joy, pain and sorry, Smiles of laughter, hope, and excitement, Reflections of long ago, Memories about to fade, Awakening the senses, Seeing what your eyes see, Questioning the effects of one single image, Lasting a moment, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Road Trip Stop to Crazy Horse

“Never Forget Your Dreams”  – Korczak Ziolkowski Heading out West for a road trip to Yellowstone was more than the 40+ hour round trip adventure as stated on google maps.  With all the rest stops and additional sights to see, … Continue reading

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ART in the Park – Part II (Troll Hunt)

I’ve literally been all around the world this summer, mostly driving in a car and I finally have time to slow down and write a post. I realize our wonderful social media allows us to post while on the go, … 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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