Happy 100th Grand Canyon: And Many More?

A celebration of the Grand Canyon’s 100th Year as a National Park

Exploring the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge–a Photo Essay

I’m going to keep the words to a minimum in this post.  Over the last five months I’ve spent a good deal of time exploring Cambridge, MD and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge region of the Eastern Shore. What a spectacular place. Postscript: Places like Blackwater NWR are currently at risk of losing funding becauseContinue reading “Exploring the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge–a Photo Essay”

On the trails of Tour du Mont Blanc

In June, I decided to bite off a chunk of adventure on a manageable scale, and headed to Chamonix, France to hike in the Alps on the infamous circuit surrounding the Mont Blanc massif, commonly known as Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB).  A more reasonable, but still challenging morsel of exploration. For good measure, I threw in a glacier hike because why the hell not, when I’m surrounded by world famous, mammoth glaciers.

Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan

You never know what will come of your friendships with neighbors.  In the fall of 2002, my husband, children and I moved into a home in Northern Virginia which backed up to a much older, Antietam, farm house with trellis anchored flowers growing up the white siding layered with generations of paint.  For years we heard about her homeContinue reading “Photo Journal: A Close-Up on Captiva Island, Florida, Under a Big Banyan”

A Mid-Winter, Early, Fall Day

On the road this weekend to North Carolina–Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach area.  Sunday morning photos from the trip.  A little #MondayMotivation On a more local, professional side, just finishing up a little photo project for Cushman and Wakefield on a freshly renovated commercial property in Tysons Corner.

Donating 5% December sales to National Park Foundation.

Given the recent threats to National Monuments and public lands, I’m going to donate 5% of December photo, framed, print sales–many focused on our national treasures–to the National Park Foundation. Please consider buying a print as a gift this season. See the Print Gallery Customers may order directly from me or on my Zenfolio page.Continue reading “Donating 5% December sales to National Park Foundation.”