Texture Trifecta

Its a texture trifecta at Falls Park in South Dakota: Foamy White Water. Slippery Red Rock. Dewy Green Grass. You cannot escape the thundering sound of rushing water flowing from the Big Sioux River. Great overlook views are found at the 5 story observation tower. The vast acreage of the perfect place to spend the … Continue reading Texture Trifecta

A Time Traveller’s Collage: Black Life in the 1950’s

Two years ago, hours before my dad's funeral, I stumbled upon his dusty collection of black & white photographs. I knew he was a photographer in his younger years, but I had never seen his early work. It was quite an array. Portraits. Events. Contact Sheets. Neighborhood. Even a man-on-the-scene coverage of a train derailment. … Continue reading A Time Traveller’s Collage: Black Life in the 1950’s

1950s Black Life

Two years ago, hours before my dad's funeral, I stumbled upon his hidden collection of black & white photographs. I knew he was a photographer in his younger years, but I’d never seen his early work. See clues? Recognize places? Comments welcomed. I’m guessing the time stamp is early 1950s. #BlackHistory #StoryTelling #1950s

3 Things about Mackinac Bridge

Three things to know about "The Mighty Mac" Mackinac Bridge 1. SIZE: The @mackinacbridge is currently the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world.  It's length is 5 miles (8,038 meters). These photos were taken from the shoreline of St. Ignace Michigan. 2. LOCATION: The bridge connects the Upper & Lower Peninsula of the State of #Michigan … Continue reading 3 Things about Mackinac Bridge

Sand Dune City

Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Kitty Hawk, NC, March 2010 Imagine endless sand dunes towering 80 feet high. Picture windswept sand that you must trudge through and worry about getting buried in. Imagine so much sand that you fear getting lost and no one being able to find you. Envision a sprinkling of grassy sea oats … Continue reading Sand Dune City

Yosemite National Park: Giant Sequoia

Only God can create something as majestic and towering as the Giant Sequoia. Its vast height and girth is mind-boggling. To think of the age and endurance of such a creation is head-spinning. When I think about bark, I recollect a visit to Yosemite National Park and the privilege of witnessing this manifested handiwork of … Continue reading Yosemite National Park: Giant Sequoia

#bloggingbranding :  Learning how to get the word out

In the marketing world branding is described as creating a name, symbol or design that distinguishes a product from other products. In other worlds with so many products and options out there how do you make your product stand out? This week I am deviating from travel posts and focusing on branding posts. I am … Continue reading #bloggingbranding :  Learning how to get the word out

Sights and Sounds of Grand Teton

Take a peek at the videos I took at Grand Teton. You can see what I saw and hear what I heard. Join me in beholding the beauty of God's marvelous creation On the road - leaving  Grand Teton https://youtu.be/rqsEvX17grA   Along the shoreline of Jenny Lake https://youtu.be/FW4c04yznC4   The footpath bordering Jenny Lake https://youtu.be/9Il7v2p1XrQ   More … Continue reading Sights and Sounds of Grand Teton

A ferry ride across Jenny Lake

The ferry ride was early morning and very cold. The ferry ride was brief, but scenic. The water was still and serene. It was an overcast morning so the clouds hovering made the landscape mysterious.