Five Fun Facts About Lake Guntersville Recreation Area

Five Facts About Lake Guntersville Recreation Area 1. Make a Getaway. I like to describe a place as "If you go you won't see anyone that you know". Such is Lake Guntersville Recreation Area. It is quiet. Unbothered. Serene. Peaceful. 2. Immerse in Greenspace. The lawns are lush. Plenty of room for kids to romp … Continue reading Five Fun Facts About Lake Guntersville Recreation Area

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Waiting beside still water

Lessons learned from Water Fowl

Lessons learned from water fowl: I happened upon three species of waterfowl while visiting Big Spring Park in Huntsville, Alabama. Each species - Geese, Egret - Ducks - were waiting beside still water. Neither species immediately dived in at the moment I was there. I watched them carefully and it was as if their were … Continue reading Waiting beside still water

4 Fun Features of Alms House Trail at Monte Sano Preserve

Four fun Facts about Alms House Trail at Monte Sano Preserve 1. Rocky & Remote. Get ready for a fun, fast, textured hike. the trails are rocky sometimes, but isn't that the nature of a hike! The trails offer a  serene & peaceful getaway just moments away from bustling downtown. 2. Loop Options. I accessed the … Continue reading 4 Fun Features of Alms House Trail at Monte Sano Preserve

Four reasons to see Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park

July 2015

There are 4 indisputable reasons to experience Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park. I had the opportunity to see it in July 2015 while traveling with G Adventures Tour Group. The Food. In the summertime the seasonal huckleberry is on the menu and it is a must-have. I had chicken salad - divine - … Continue reading Four reasons to see Lake McDonald Lodge at Glacier National Park

Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

An engineering marvel, The Stata Center is one of the most recognizable and iconic buildings on the Campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. It is a perfect entry  Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge: Corners  Boston Globe architecture columnist Robert Campbell wrote "the Stata is always going to look unfinished. It also looks as … Continue reading Corners and Angles at MIT’s Stata Center

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