Journeys, California: San Francisco, Carmel, and Big Sur

“Make voyages. Attempt them. There is nothing else.” – Tennessee Williams Two weeks ago, I had the great privilege of traveling for work to California. Since I live in Ohio, and the ocean and coast is my favorite place to be, I ventured out a day early to spend some time along the coast. PacificContinue reading “Journeys, California: San Francisco, Carmel, and Big Sur”

Destination Coastline: Sunsets, a Photojournal

“The sky broke … into full sunset and the water caught fire.” -Pamela H. Johnson As I type, I sit below a large canvas painting of a coastline sunset where the water reflects so much citrine color it looks as if it is on fire. I painted it several years ago, and it is myContinue reading “Destination Coastline: Sunsets, a Photojournal”

Holland and Belgium through My Lens: A Photojournal of Coastal and Countryside Beauty

There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and delighted himself and his reader with the melody of birds, the whisper of groves, and the murmur of rivulets.  ~Samuel Johnson It is true: I love the countryside. My family came to America in the early 1900’s and settled inContinue reading “Holland and Belgium through My Lens: A Photojournal of Coastal and Countryside Beauty”

Croatia, Dubrovnik, and other Related Travels

“Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik and find it.” -George Bernard Shaw Last week, our family of five packed our suitcases, mounted our Chica (Garmin), and followed the Winding Road to spend a week in Croatia. As it turns out, our trip meant far more than a “beach vacation”, and the placesContinue reading “Croatia, Dubrovnik, and other Related Travels”