Archive | My Photos RSS feed for this archive

Remembering The 70th Anniversary of D-Day

Seventy years ago today – on June 6, 1944 – the Allies invaded the beaches of Normandy, which was the beginning of the end of World War II in Europe. Six years ago my father and I walked the beaches and through the cities and a cemetery. Today I look back through those photos, remembering […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →
New Zealand Lord of the Rings Edoras Rohan Helms Deep Uruk-hai Marching Valley

The Landscape of Middle Earth

One of my favorite landscapes is from Mt. Sunday in New Zealand. Most people know this best as Edoras in Rohan from the Lord of the Rings movies. Amusingly enough, that’s not all it was in the movies; if you look closely you can see Helms Deep wasn’t all that far of a march after […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

A Rainbow Over Yellowstone

Whenever I get to thinking about my time in Yellowstone – which is fairly often right now, as summer approaches and I want to get outside more – I can’t help but think about my time at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The rainbow over the falls was one of many special moments during […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →

My Favorite Earth Day Photos

In celebration of Earth Day – which is today, in case you weren’t sure – I’d like to share some of my favorite photos from around the globe. Since I’ve been fortunate enough to set foot on all seven continents, I’ll do one for each. In no particular order, here they are – starting with […]

4 Comments Continue Reading →

Climbing the Stairs at the Great Wall of China

Just ask the Mongols; climbing the Great Wall of China is no easy task. I did it twice, though, on my trip to Beijing. Once at Badaling, which is the section all of the tourists seem to go to – and it shows with a carnival-like atmosphere – and out to Simatai, which is pictured […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

The Seals of Monterey

The one thing I knew I had to see in Monterey last weekend were the seals and sea lions by Cannery Row. I love wildlife, and didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to watch these little guys – even if it were only for five minutes – during my trip. And so, first thing […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →