vacation photography

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]