Top Eleven Favorite Places from My Three Year Long Road Trip

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As many of you know, I’ve relinquished my “full-time road warrior” status in order to be closer to my parents in my hometown of Longview Washington. Here, I am within minutes of my Dad’s house as well as my Mom … Continue reading

Venturing back to British Columbia

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It was with mixed feelings that I rolled out of Jasper National Park in late June; sad to be leaving one of the most amazing places I’ve EVER experienced, but looking forward seeing more of Canada. While planning my route … Continue reading

OH… Canada! Starting in the Okanagan Valley

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Before diving into my Okanagan Valley post I have to say that I have my work cut out for me… sharing my adventures through Canada. I’m now five weeks in to my seven week journey here, and I’ve seen and … Continue reading

Be Still My Heart… Love Zion! (part 2)

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While visiting with the park ranger (mentioned in the last post) who was so helpful with her trail suggestions, I asked her if any would be preferable… photographically speaking… early or late in the day. Thankfully she had some knowledge … Continue reading

Down Time and the Superior Circle Tour

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Since my last post I made my way back across the country to my hometown of Longview Washington in time to visit my stepmother, Marilyn Reisner, just before she passed away. She had been ill for some time and her … Continue reading

New York- Lake Champlain, Lake Placid, Ausable Chasm and Brasher Falls

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I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when I arrived at Cumberland Bay State Park on Lake Champlain in the pouring rain. Because there were so few people there I was able to score an amazing site right on … Continue reading

Over the Rivers and Through the Dells of Pennsylvania

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I left the beautiful Hocking Hills of Ohio with Ohiopyle State Park of Pennsylvania on my radar. Much of the day’s journey, as usual, was by way of windy country roads. If there’s one certainty about taking the road less … Continue reading

My Favorite Places Revisited

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Hello friends! I know some of you have been wondering where I’ve been. Amazingly, until a couple days ago I hadn’t moved in nearly four months. My last few blog posts were about my time in a special part of … Continue reading

Virginia… Safe Haven and Great Friends

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I’m sitting in the home of yet another photographer friend, Rainy Chastine, in Fayetteville, Georgia… here to celebrate Thanksgiving, but blogging about my time in Virginia a few weeks ago. When it comes to giving thanks I have to say … Continue reading

Downtime in Wisconsin

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My four hundred mile drive from Bayfield to Brookfield went by in a blur of beautiful countryside, lakes, rivers, barns and small towns. I remember little else except how anxious I was to see my girl. I know it was … Continue reading