Nevada: Hoover Dam (2018)

We had been to Hoover Dam a couple of times since moving to Arizona, but in July, 2018 we went again with my mother, who had never seen the dam. We'd already taken her to the Neon Museum earlier in the same visit, but now it was time to see awesome, majestic nature. The tour … Continue reading Nevada: Hoover Dam (2018)

Arizona: Sentimental Journey at Luke Days (2018)

Friday, May 8, 2020 was the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (V-E) Day. I know of at least three flyovers (Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; and Houston, TX). The flyover in Phoenix was courtesy of the Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona museum in Mesa, AZ. Three planes were in the flyover: a B-25 Mitchell "Maid … Continue reading Arizona: Sentimental Journey at Luke Days (2018)

Florida: Sunset on the Gulf Coast (2018)

In May, 2018, I attended the Society for Technical Communication Summit conference in Orlando, Florida. As usual, I arrived a day early. This time, my conference buddy and I planned to drive to the Gulf coast of Florida so I could get a bucket list photo. When we previously visited Orlando in 2013, we had … Continue reading Florida: Sunset on the Gulf Coast (2018)

Arizona: Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show (2018)

One of the events that jams up traffic in the north Phoenix and Scottsdale area is the annual Arabian horse show. This event is held in mid-February over several days. It was also a bucket list item for me to photograph. I at least wanted to do it once, but my work schedule interfered until … Continue reading Arizona: Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show (2018)

Arizona: Blue Angels at Luke Days (2018)

Every 2 years, in the even years, the Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona hosts an airshow called Luke Days. In March 2018, we attended Luke Days on St Patrick's Day weekend. Luke Days, like any airshow, had static displays and other airshow performers, but we really went there for the Blue Angels. It … Continue reading Arizona: Blue Angels at Luke Days (2018)

Nevada: The Neon Museum – Brilliant Experience (2018)

When you visit Las Vegas, one of the amazing unique experiences to check out is the Neon Museum. In July 2018, we went to Las Vegas to meet up with my Mom, and took her to the see the Brilliant experience. This experience was created by an artist in the Adobe Creative Cloud residency program, … Continue reading Nevada: The Neon Museum – Brilliant Experience (2018)

2019: My #2 photo from 2019

As mentioned previously, I'm counting down my top 10 Instagram photos from 2019. Here's #2! Photo #2 The backstory This photo is also from 2018, when the Chicago Cubs played the San Diego Padres. I did this photo as a throwback photo, because the ballfield didn't have all the netting at the game in 2019. … Continue reading 2019: My #2 photo from 2019

Arizona: Superstition Mountains and Lost Dutchman State Park

Just to the east of the Phoenix is a popular park for hiking, Lost Dutchman State Park. There is some amazing scenery here, and you could spend an entire day just hiking and taking photographs. Superstition Mountains Cholla cactus During the late fall and winter months, the weather is perfect for heading to the area, … Continue reading Arizona: Superstition Mountains and Lost Dutchman State Park