Landscapes

Taking Time to Smell the Roses

In our photographic travels, we often focus on gardens and flowers: Keukenhof Gardens in Holland, Butchart Gardens in British Columbia, Callaway Gardens in Georgia, Bellingrath Gardens in Alabama, and hundreds more wonderful oases of beauty and timeless moments. These are the places we revisit again and again, reveling in the opportunity, at this late stage […]

ALASKA – Understanding why my mother loves Alaska!

Last year I posted a short tribute to my mother’s love of Alaska (and her love of travel in general). At 92, she was in the midst of her latest trip to Alaska (her 13th or 14th trip to Alaska, I think). She has family, nephews, that live there, and they have so many times […]

Of Seasons and Circles

While we love photographing landscapes and nature in general,  our first photographic love has always been flowers and gardens and colorful trees. Being southerners (Texas and Louisiana natives), we really love spring and fall which helps us to tolerate summer and winter (don’t laugh if you come from further north – winter feels cold when […]

Driving the Columbia Icefields Parkway

If I stand very still, I can hear the glacier groaning as a thousand feet of ice grinds its way forward inch by inch — or so I imagine. Imagining comes easy, standing here in this white wonderland of wind and ice and melting snow that is Athabasca Glacier in summertime. At Patricia Lake, fog […]

Standing Stones and Irish Mystery

Texas Wildflowers and a Labrador Puppy

Six months old and loving every smell, every taste, every minute of life, Zoe is delighted to pose among the Texas Bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush at Old Baylor College park in Independence, Texas. Zoe, a White Labrador puppy, took her family, including “grandparents” toting cameras, out for a stroll to celebrate the coming of Spring […]