San Francisco

San Francisco Bay

I took these photographs back in 1992 on a film camera while on our honeymoon. I have always had a spot in my heart for San Francisco. It is a special city that has everything you would ever want. Good food, great people and a feeling of community that runs throughout the region. If you …

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Beautiful Morning

Another photograph of the big cats on a foggy morning at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This particular shot is a bit more dramatic. “The truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend it. It will defend itself.” – St. Augustine

Fog Lifting

I took this photograph in June 2017 at around 6:00 am in the morning. I felt fortunate to be there when the ducks were waking up with the morning fog lifting off the still water. “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau


I took this photograph, using a film camera, early one morning during the DC Cherry Blossom season in 2010. Looking at this photo, this poem by Ada Limón seems especially appropriate for this year. Instructions on Not Giving Up More than the fuchsia funnels breaking outof the crabapple tree, more than the neighbor’salmost obscene display …

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Day is Done

Hilton Head South Carolina

Standing near the edge of the water in the marsh, sunset is my favorite time to watch the boats pulling in at Shelter Cove. It is the most peaceful time of the day. “The day is done, and the darknessFalls from the wings of Night,As a feather is wafted downwardFrom an eagle in his flight.” …

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Chasing Bubbles

A sunny day at Frick Park in Pittsburgh, PA in the early 2000’s. The bubble man was there and provided free entertainment for my (then) little girls. Looking back at these photographs reminds me how the simplest days can become the most memorable. You just never know until you are sitting there and it dawns …

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A Car is Born

I took the photograph above at a local car show several years ago. I really don’t have an intriguing story to tell about it. There is just something about the photo that appeals to me. There is also something about the photograph below that appeals to me. I’m a sucker for a car show. Old …

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