Category Archive: North America

Coffeeneuring in Santa Fe

Getting super caffeinated has brought me back to my blog! I’m a weird kind of coffee snob – I can’t drink the sludge that passes for coffee in many restaurants yet I drink… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Key West Florida

You’ll have interesting neighbors down in the Florida Keys. The green iguana is not native to Florida and it seems that they have friends and foes alike. Some folks feel that the iguana… Continue reading

Up Close and Personal

The water was smooth as glass and the sun was just peeking out from the clouds making the bog irresistible. Grabbing a canoe off the rack, we paddled away from the shore and… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Madeline Island

The shoreline can be stark in the Apostle Islands. Madeline Island is the largest and the only inhabited island of the Lake Superior’s 22 Apostle Islands. It is also the only island that… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflecting

Returning to the Twin Cities for the summer brings reflections.       The Walker Art Center is about to reopen from a major reconstruction including the sculpture garden. This shot is of… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Wailea Maui

Temporary sand art that will be gone with the tide. This unknown artist had several creatures greeting us on the beach in Wailea on the southern part of Maui. If only they knew… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Makena Bay Maui

Exotic flowers bloom in the shadow of volcanos throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Makena Bay is located south of the town of Wailea on Maui’s southern section of the island. The Queen Emma Lily… Continue reading

Picture Postcard – Nairn Falls British Columbia

The mountain top trails were still closed due to snow… in July! A short drive north from Whistler, BC we found a nice, flat trail to Nairn Falls that was not snowbound. Perfect… Continue reading

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

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