Dan’s ‘Devil’s Den Witness Tree’ image from the Gettysburg battlefield was recently selected to appear on the cover of the Civil War Trust’s book, chronicling the organization’s history of saving our history
Have you ever seen a night time photograph that looked as though the stars were raining down from the heavens and wondered how the photographer did it? Check out my “how-to” on Star Trail photography.
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Last week I shared a Milky Way image from out at my 'second favorite' tree in Cades Cove. People always laugh when I say that, but, short of naming the trees, I figured its just as easy to rank them (for reference "the tree" is my actual favorite, while my third...read more
I think it has become a bit of a tradition on POTW, around this time of year, for me to bemoan the end of summer. I think this is also a signal that I'm getting old and crotchety. 🙂 It's not that I don't LOVE the fall here in East Tennessee, it's so beautiful......read more
It’s different, and maybe a little whacky, but it will hopefully have you intrigued! Check out the photo-narrative!
Community volunteer with a passion for the elderly. Breast cancer survivor. Homemaker.
Security minded technologist with a passion for travel, adventure, and life in general. Guilty of the use of sarcasm and posting lots of pictures.
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For the last several years, the Knoxville affiliate of Susan G. Komen has selected 8 men to be community spokesmen, and advocates for breast cancer survivors and breast cancer awareness. The number is significant because one in eight women will be diagnosed...read more
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is always a special celebration of life and hope for our family, and this year was certainly no different. What was different this year though, was that Holly was all decked out in brand new New Balance gear! 🙂 Holly was...read more
It’s that time of year again, time for the Komen Knoxville ‘Race for the Cure’. This has become one of those days that we look forward to every year. It is always such a fun time to hang out with friends and family and it is encouraging and inspiring to see all the...read more
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This week's image is a classic example of the picture presenting itself, rather than me going hunting for a picture. Let me explain. Last week I posted the image of the Cockspur Island Lighthouse, a super cool, scruffy little lighthouse just at the edge of Tybee...read more
I know I took this picture and all.... but can I just say that I love it? This is definitely one of my favorites from 2017 so far. This sunset was just AMAZING. Anyway, I've talked on here multiple times about how I try to plan out my shoots when I go to new places....read more
Me: A high floor if possible please Front desk clerk: Well sir, the hotel starts on the 53rd floor... so basically every floor is a high floor. Me: Oh... right! It's a common request I make when I check in a hotel. I figure, if I'm going to be staying in a hotel, I...read more
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In last week's post I mentioned that the city of Tianjin in China had a slew of really interesting bridge designs, as well as just general architecture of its buildings. As you walk down the river that snakes through town, you seemingly pass between China, the United...read more
Several weeks back I mentioned that Seoul was a city of bridges, and as it turns out, China has a city like this too (though it admittedly doesn't have quite as many Seoul); Tianjin. Known as the "Pearl of the Bohai" (referencing the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of...read more
Okay, last picture of the Great Wall of China... for this year at least. 🙂 Last week I mentioned that its common for people to think that the Great Wall has a beginning and an end, when in fact, it has many beginnings and endings. Last week's Picture of the Week...read more