Category Archive: North America

Photo 101- Solitude

Do we really have solitude anymore?       This photo has a foreboding feel compared to this original shot taken just a few seconds earlier that had some hot spots.    … Continue reading

Photo 101 – Water

A warm, crowded holiday weekend at the beach in Santa Monica, California.       This shot could almost have been used for the Street Shot assignment but the boy running towards the… Continue reading

Flying with my Brompton (folding bike)

Why buy a folding bike if you don’t plan to travel with it? I have been getting more adept at using my Brompton for errands and happy hours but a year after buying… Continue reading

Travel Theme: Tangle

Huge, imposing, gritty. A tangle of steel I-beams.   Clock Knot by Mark di Suvero stands watch over the engineering students at the University of Texas at Austin. It is one of my… Continue reading

Hiking Bryce Canyon

Los Angeles is now a memory and we are busy hiking in southern Utah. Which means fantastic experiences …and little to no internet. So while we are offline here are a few snapshots… Continue reading

There’s Art in Them Thar Hills – Beverly and Bunker

Los Angeles is made up of many hills and valleys all with their own style. Beverly Hills is the epitome of posh living while Bunker Hill is transforming itself into a high culture… Continue reading

Errandonnee May 2015

Errandonnee: Complete 12 errands in 12 days and ride a total of 30 miles by bike between May 6-17, 2015. Let’s celebrate Bike Month! Don’t let that pesky to-do list keep you off… Continue reading

Public Art – Is it supposed to be functional?

That’s a cool-looking awning for the bridge. What a waste of money, you should at least be able to lock your bike to it. But it’s on a bridge. Public art should be… Continue reading

Street Art – Austin

Thanks to Samatha at fictionwriterwithablog  for nominating me to do the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. This is Day 1.     Mike Johnston is by far my favorite street artist in Austin.… Continue reading

Street Art – Los Angeles

Thanks to Samatha at fictionwriterwithablog  for nominating me to do the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. This is Day 2.   Los Angeles has an incredible amount of street art – some legit… Continue reading