Category: Places of Interest

Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas

Our 4 night stay at Seminole Canyon State Park near Comstock, TX was a spur of the moment decision. Sometimes that proves to be the best way to travel! My idea was to take two days/one night to travel to a new location from… Continue Reading “Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas”

Mandeville Bike Ride

On Christmas Eve day, we decided to ride the Tammany Trace bike path towards the small lakefront town of Mandeville, Louisiana. The ride from Fontainebleau State Park to the center of the village was only 2.77 miles one way. It is a fairly level… Continue Reading “Mandeville Bike Ride”

New Orleans in a Day

Our original itinerary for this current road trip did not include a visit to New Orleans. I was planning on spending a few days at a Florida national seashore and then heading west on I-10 driving straight through the city of New Orleans without… Continue Reading “New Orleans in a Day”

On the Road Again – 12/25/21

After a number of delays, we finally embarked on our ambitious Winter 21/22 road trip! We left on December 17th and headed SOUTH! As we discussed travel plans, one important priority was to keep the primary driver happy! To accomplish this, our strategy included… Continue Reading “On the Road Again – 12/25/21”

December Photos B/W 12.6.21

In my first and only pre-digital photography class back in the early 1980’s, we were instructed to shoot only with black and white film and developed our own negatives and prints. I set up my tiny bathroom as a darkroom where I could transfer… Continue Reading “December Photos B/W 12.6.21”

November Edisto Beach Trip III

My last full day on Edisto Beach was a busy one indeed. I embarked on my now regular sunrise walk noticing the very subdued colors this morning. There was a thick cloud cover as I started out but eventually the sun broke through the… Continue Reading “November Edisto Beach Trip III”

November Edisto Beach Trip II

We were blessed with spectacular sunrises each morning during our weeklong adventure on Edisto Island. At the start of our week, the morning sky was cloudless with a brilliant ribbon of color along the horizon. Our second day on the South Carolina coast we… Continue Reading “November Edisto Beach Trip II”

October Photo of the Day 10.10.21

Little Hunter’s Beach is a lesser known spot on the park loop road and an easy 1.5 mile walk for me from my summer home. I love to visit here in the early morning or early evening. The best part of hanging out on… Continue Reading “October Photo of the Day 10.10.21”

October Photo of the Day 10.8.21

I drove over to the Ocean Path for sunrise this morning. Parking in the Gorham Mountain Trailhead parking lot, I walked a short distance to a perfect overlook. To my south was Otter Cliffs and, to my north, the Great Head peninsula jutted out… Continue Reading “October Photo of the Day 10.8.21”

High Surf Along the Acadia Coast

A couple of weeks ago, Hurricane Larry was way off the coast of Maine causing high surf advisories for us. I decided to head over to the Ocean Path along Thunder Hole and Otter Point to check out the seas. The bottom observation deck… Continue Reading “High Surf Along the Acadia Coast”