Texas: Winter Texans in Rockport

After leaving Amarillo, we stopped in Big Spring for the night, then stayed for a week in Kerrville, just outside of San Antonio. It was nice to have a more leisurely drive down to Rockport. Dutch Bros in San Antonio Fortunately for me, the first Dutch Bros in San Antonio opened up the week we … Continue reading Texas: Winter Texans in Rockport

Texas: Stormy skies in Amarillo (2020)

We've been in Amarillo for just over 6 weeks, and have had some fun capturing the stormy skies. We regularly take a walk around 8 p.m. or so, before sunset, because of the cooler temperatures. I used my iPhone XS Max and a Moment anamorphic lens for these photos and video. Across the street from … Continue reading Texas: Stormy skies in Amarillo (2020)

Texas: Sunsets in Amarillo (2020)

The last two nights in Amarillo have provided some pretty spectacular sunsets. Saharan Dust Storm The Saharan dust storm swept through the panhandle area of Texas on Friday, June 26. In the time it took us to walk out of the RV park and across the road, the light changed. We went back to our … Continue reading Texas: Sunsets in Amarillo (2020)

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: Cottonwood (2016)

This was our first trip in the RV to a state park for the weekend. We left Phoenix and traveled up Interstate 17 northbound, towards Cottonwood and Dead Horse Ranch State Park. As part of the weekend, we met up with some photographers for a photowalk in Sedona. Unlike our previous trip to Sedona, we … Continue reading Arizona: Cottonwood (2016)

Oregon: Yaquina Head lighthouse (2013)

This was the last time I got together with my Google+ photowalk buddies before we left Oregon. That year, we all joined the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk, which was held in October, 2013. We all met at the Yaquina Head lighthouse, in the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. The photowalk leader arranged for us to … Continue reading Oregon: Yaquina Head lighthouse (2013)

Oregon: 4th of July on the Columbia River (2012)

From the time I met Bob in 1995, most of our 4th of July holidays were spent on his brother's barge in the Columbia River. The barge offered an amazing view of the Fort Vancouver fireworks display. I don't have any pictures of fireworks, but there were plenty of opportunities for other photos. Boats If … Continue reading Oregon: 4th of July on the Columbia River (2012)

Arizona: Sedona (2014)

One of the Phoenix photographers I knew arranged a photowalk with a Sedona photographer to view Cathedral Rock. Since we'd never been to Sedona, we arranged a 3-day weekend to check it out. Our destinations were the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Cathedral Rock, and the surrounding Red Rock country areas. Chapel of the Holy … Continue reading Arizona: Sedona (2014)