Bumpass Hell, Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA

March 31, 2015 - Lassen Volcanic National Park centers on Lassen Peak, an active volcano in the southern part of the Cascade Mountains. T...
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Tensha-en Garden, Uwajima, Japan

March 30, 2015 - Tensha-en is a small but beautiful and serene garden. It was built to encourage quiet contemplation by Munetada Date in...
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Happy Dog, Painting

March 27, 2015 - Besides photography, I like to draw and paint. I would like to share a painting I did of my dog, Nellie, entitled “Happy...
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Fishing boats, Kinvara Bay, County Galway, Ireland

March 26, 2015 - Today’s post is about boats in Ireland in honor of what would have been my dad’s 74 th birthday, if he were still with u...
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Vernal Fall, Yosemite National Park, California, USA

March 25, 2015 - I have seen Vernal Fall twice, once in the spring and once in the fall. In the spring, it is a rushing torrent of water...
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Grand Opening Discount

March 24, 2015 - I just wanted to remind everyone that the Grand Opening discount will expire soon. The Grand Opening 20% discount on you...
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California Photos

March 24, 2015 - I have posted my collection of photos from California. These include Yosemite, Lassen Volcanic and Redwood National Park...
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Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA

March 23, 2015 - I visited here on July 4. Even in summer, I needed a warm coat, hat and mittens. I wondered what the winters are like bu...
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The Little Prince, colored pencil drawing

March 20, 2015 - Besides photography, I like to draw and paint. Today, I would like to share a colored pencil drawing of my cat, Tigger,...
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Alligators, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

March 19, 2015 - In my opinion, alligators are animals that aren’t cute even as a babies. (See photo) Alligators are ambush predators. Th...
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Golden Pavilion Temple, Rokuon-ji Temple, Kyoto, Japan

March 18, 2015 - Most of the Buddhist temples we saw in Japan were not just one building but a whole complex, with the temple, monks quar...
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Hill of Slane, County Meath, Ireland

March 17, 2015 - In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here are some personal pictures of the Hill of Slane in Ireland, including one of me with...
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Grand Tetons Sunset, Wyoming, USA

March 16, 2015 - “Purple Mountain Majesty” is the best way to describe a stunning sunset over the gorgeous Grand Teton range. Located jus...
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Great Egret, Everglades National Park, Florida, USA

March 13, 2015 - Great Egrets are the smaller, more slender cousin to the Great Blue Heron. Even so, they are still large, long-legged wa...
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Cistern Spring, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA

March 12, 2015 - Cistern Springs is located in the Norris Geyser Back Basin, a world of heat and gases where microorganisms live in such...
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Sea Otters, Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA

March 11, 2015 - Sea otters are some of the cutest creatures ever! They are the largest members of the weasel family. They grow to be 3 –...
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Thatched Roof Cottages, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland

March 10, 2015 - Things we take for granted at home: numbered state and county roads with clear directional signs that let you know what...
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Hamburg: City of canals

March 09, 2015 - When I think of a European city of canals, the first thought I have is Venice, Italy, the second might be Amsterdam. I d...
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Floating Torii of Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, Miyajima, Japan

March 06, 2015 - A torii marks the entrance to the sacred ground of a Shinto shrine. Torii are traditionally painted vermillion with blac...
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Tufa Towers, Mono Lake, California

March 05, 2015 - Mono Lake is an inland sea located in a transition area between the eastern Sierra Mountains of California and the Great...
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Show open at Sangamo Club, Springfield, IL

March 02, 2015 - I put my photography show "Reflections of Light" up at the Sangamo Club in Springfield, IL today.
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