Here at 51.5 degrees north latitude,  on this day of the year, the sun rises at 8:06 am and sets at 4:00 pm.  By 2:30 in the afternoon, you can already sense the sun beginning its low-angle wane into the golden hour. I read that…

We are in London, thanks to an invitation by one of the granddaughters to be here for her high school band performance in the New Year’s Day parade. I was reminded of the “Number 9” song from the Beatles White Album when we were told…

Nossa Senhora da Saúde Procession – Lisbon Portugal This is the story of a public procession honoring “Our Lady of Health” in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday, May 6, 2018. I see that my blogging has been silent for over two months now.   Marcy and I have been…

After supper last night, we just pointed our car east and started driving. We did not have a destination in mind. Finally though, we figured that we would scout out Covehead Lighthouse which is located in the Prince Edward Island National Park near Stanhope. We…

For the past 10 years or so we have come to Prince Edward Island in late August. Sultry hot weather can be interspersed with cool and blustery periods, so we are certain to see the lights of John Deere tractors working late into the night…

    Regular readers of our social media accounts will recognize this image. For the past many years, our trips to Prince Edward Island have pulled us to this location on our first free moment. I have dozens of images of this lighthouse, but it…

After seeing another photographer’s beautiful pictures of a Smoky Mountain setting sun. Marcy and I decided to head to the National Park on a recent Sunday (June 24th) to try the shot for ourselves. The weather did not look promising. Thunderstorms had settled down from…

After a long day of travel to Anchorage, Alaska on July 12th, we were greeted by the setting sun as our plane landed at 11:00 PM.   By the time we retrieved luggage and made it to our hotel, it was right at midnight, but the…

The hope is to see the “Big Five” of Denali National Park Wildlife,  namely grizzly bears, caribou, Dall Sheep, wolves and moose. We achieved that today with just a half-mile to go in our journey as this male moose calf crossed the main highway just…

We met this little gray wolf pup right along the road in Denali National Park.  Our guide had seen him a couple days earlier and just like today, he was alone.  We learned that the wolf pack teaches the pups about territories and hunting and…