Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2020)

Known as the Grand Canyon of Texas, Palo Duro Canyon State Park is the second largest canyon in the United States. There's plenty for the visitor to do here, including hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Unfortunately, our mid-morning arrival meant that it was too hot to do any trails. The Texas Park and Wildlife Department … Continue reading Texas: Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2020)

New Mexico: Bosque del Apache in black and white (2019)

When we visited Bosque del Apache in October, 2019, it was too early for the annual crane festival. While we didn't get to see a lot of cranes, the wildlife refuge had plenty of scenic vistas to keep a photographer happy. When I went back through the photos, these two caught my eye for processing … Continue reading New Mexico: Bosque del Apache in black and white (2019)

Texas: Cadillacs and graffiti in black and white (2019)

After we attended the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, we headed to a small town near Tucumcari. The nearest place to pick up Amazon packages (through the Amazon Locker program) was in Amarillo. While we were running errands in Amarillo, we made sure to visit the Cadillac Ranch on our way in. It's much less crowded … Continue reading Texas: Cadillacs and graffiti in black and white (2019)

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: Traveling on 89a (2014)

On Saturday during Memorial Day weekend in 2014, we traveled to Montezuma Castle National Monument & Sunset Crater National Monument. On Sunday, we traveled to Jerome and Prescott. Jerome State Historic Park Some of the best views of Jerome are from the historic state park, so we ventured there. From the road leading to Jerome, there … Continue reading Arizona: Traveling on 89a (2014)

Washington: Kenny Chesney concert (2013)

In June 2013, we drove to the Seattle area to attend the only Pacific Northwest tour date for Kenny Chesney. This was a stadium tour, so his concert was held at CenturyLink Field. We arrived a little early, so we had some time to chill outside and enjoy the beautiful day. Sunny days in early … Continue reading Washington: Kenny Chesney concert (2013)

Arizona: Oatman on Route 66 (2015)

For Thanksgiving in 2015, we headed to Bullhead City to spend the holiday with Bob's brother. We scheduled a 4-day weekend, so we took a day trip to Oatman. We got there pretty early, before most stores opened, so we had a chance to wander. We were too early for the donkeys, though. Because it … Continue reading Arizona: Oatman on Route 66 (2015)