Category Archive: Photography

Picture Postcard – Austin, Texas

The Boardwalk was a long time coming. Lady Bird Johnson is one of the people credited with the original vision of a promenade trail along Town Lake in Austin, Texas. This was back… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Lowell Massachusetts

The factories have long gone idle, but the National Park Service preserves this important remnant of the industrial age. Lowell National Historic Park showcases water-powered textile factories that at their peak employed almost… Continue reading

Public Art – A Good Match

Does public art match it’s environs? Sometimes. Here’s a few of my favorites for this week’s photo challenge A Good Match. I love the placement of one of the Hearts in San Francisco… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Pisgah National Forest

It seems like water is everywhere this week and so it is with my postcard. This spring waterfall is located in Pisgah National Forest near Asheville, North Carolina. Miles of trails greeted us… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – San Francisco’s Chinatown

Celebrating the lunar new year is a big deal in San Francisco. Otherwise known as Chinese New Year, the celebration lasts over several weeks culminating in the evening parade through Chinatown. The celebration… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Ambergris Caye Belize

In celebration of my friend Jeanna’s trip to Belize, this week’s postcard is from our visit to Ambergris Caye in the fall of 2015. The town of San Pedro doesn’t have wide expanses… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Big Basin Redwoods State Park

The trees towered above us, some over 300 feet tall! No trip to northern California is complete without a visit to the Redwoods. These giants hug the coastline and can be best seen… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – San Francisco Mission District

The Mission District of San Francisco is known for its colorful street murals depicting the neighborhood’s cultural heritage and political activism. Walking tours are available from Precita Eyes – a local nonprofit that… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Año Nuevo State Park

What an adorable face on this elephant seal yearling. California’s Año Nuevo State Park is visited twice a year by elephant seals. Once in the summer when they are molting and the second… Continue reading

Photobombed on iPhriday

I’ve been out exploring our new, new home in Silicon Valley – last week we moved south from Redwood City to Mountain View cutting Joel’s commute time in half. After dropping the Honda… Continue reading