Falling in love with the desert.
Basking in the beauty of my surroundings as a nomadic traveler
Human Snow Birds retreat to the warmer climates mimicking mother natures migration
An opportunity to capture photos and enjoy the beauty of the ride
The perfect morning for me
The quiet wilderness serenity of nature’s beauty.
we all live upon a planet with a downward force of gravity
Surrounded by nature, emitting happiness and contentment.
Surrounded by nature, emitting happiness and contentment
I’m planning to merge my love of downhill mountain biking, and bicycle touring so I visited the Santa Cruz bicycle headquarters in Santa Cruz, CA.
Poetry is nature, infinite in age.
A sense of reverence is experienced as you pass the enormous Coast Redwood Trees
Among the thousands of people hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019, there are also animals, and photographer, Andrew Burns. He is not hiking the trail,
We are sleeping inside a pup-tent for the very first time together.
Glacier National Park is a natural amusement park, with hiking, and backpacking trails providing a soul calming meditative experience costing less than the entrance to
Serendipity is attached to my nomadic travels when I discover the incredible beauty of hundreds of bison, several dozen feral horses, along with hundreds of
In the forest I close my eyes hearing insects buzzing and humming around me.
Do not feed the animals their diets do not include human tourist.
These birds are the official and original waste management facilitators of the Florida Everglades
My attempted winter destination for 2019 was the Quartzsite Arizona in Western Arizona. It is also the winter destination for several thousand RV’ers, Van dwellers,
Before I created this blog post, I took time organizing my thoughts to shape the narrative for the photos I captured during the 2018 Key
It is always great meeting fellow travelers who seek nomadic adventures as we are a unique tribe of people whose experiences of the open road brings joys to our hearts.
I recommend you visit Key West during the Fantasy festival with a daily schedule of events, there is something for everyone.
These three words are the essential foundation for every human living on this planet. There are millions of different ways to achieve all three based
I recently viewed the movie trailer “Green Book” scheduled for November 21, 2018, release in the US, and it triggered my thoughts about my travels
On many occasions, my family and friends have voiced their concerns about me backpacking or hiking into the forests and deserts. They fear for my
Elegance is a word used to describe style and beauty. Outdoor photography captures natures ever-changing elegant views of a Florida sunset. This, landscape sunset cloud
On many occasions, my family and friends have voiced they’re concerned about me backpacking or hiking into the forests and deserts. They fear for
For the past several months, I have struggled with a writing routine as I traveled but, summer has eased into autumn, and I draw inspiration
It was a day after the American Labor Day holiday and the unofficial end of summer. But more importantly for me, it is the demographic
Recently while I was touring and photographing the West Rim Drive of Crater Lake in Oregon, I met a New Zealander in his late twenties,
The Pacific Crest Trail Celebrated 50 Years as A National Scenic Trail of 2,650 miles from the California Mexican border to the Washington State,
I was taking a short day hike around the campground in Collier Memorial Park in Oregon when I met another camper/traveler and our conversation turned
It has been a little over a month since I last posted a blog simply because I’m enjoying the time of my life fulfilling
During the last couple of years, I have traveled mostly in the western US and back home to my much beloved Florida beaches and the
Many things in life are comfortable assumptions, like night or day, green light or red light, and a massive crater in the middle of a
I attended the 2018 Overland Expo West gathering that brought people together from around the world to Fort Tuthill County Fairgrounds in Flagstaff AZ. This
Everyone who visits Arizona always recommends the Grand Canyon and their next recommendation is usually the city of Sedona AZ to see the picturesque red
Oh yes, the Petrified Forest National Park has been on my must-visit list for years, and my recent scenic drive tour has only conjured up
There are many places in the world, but none compare to traveling to witness vistas, landscapes, and wildlife. My current place on this planet
Capturing sunrise photos while stopped at the “Sols Cliff scenic overlook with views of Bar Harbor Maine from inside Acadia National Park. The crisps winds
Attending a funeral, a retirement gathering, a college or high school graduation, of a family member or friend allows for personal self-reflection. Your thoughts peel away layers of
The weekly photo challenge asks the question where would you rather be. The following photos reveal where I would rather be as photography allows for
During my lifetime of travel along the back roads, my reason to stop is best described as “distracted.” by what my eyes witness and I
My plan for the day was to set up somewhere along the beach to write and read all day on a picnic bench under a
Well, it has come around again the commercially celebrated Valentines Day of love. It is the erotic, exotic, enticing, inspirational day for the expression and
The desert is a great place to experience the beauty of nature when the approaching rains transform the landscape scenery. A weather system pushed through
My thoughts often drift to the Arizona desert horizon at sunrise during our two week Christmas break. My face brightens with a smile, and yet
If you are lucky, your life will treat you to various forms and types of reservations. I have had room and dinner reservations and I
My thirty plus years of travel destinations are filled with photos and encountering people who are the inspirations for some of my creative writings ideas.
I hiked a trail without a compass within the Prehistoric Trackways National Monument in the Robledo Mountains of Doña Ana County, New Mexico. The area
For a weekend I relocated to Northern New Mexico in search of winter landscapes to photograph. My destination was the ski area in and around
The images do not reflect the cold temperatures, of the Rio Grande Gorge near Taos New Mexico of the magnificent engineering marvel of the bridge,
The end of green summer leaves leads to the transformation to various bright colors. During an October hike with crisp, breezes blowing red, yellow, purple,
The elastic balloons cover the grounds as far as the eye can see. Ground crews hold lines as the balloons are inflated reaching heights towering
Hiking a forest or desert trails with only the sounds of your footsteps crunching the ground quiets your soul to experience a believable sense of
Hiking the trails within the National Parks, National Forest, and National Conservation Areas can produce a feeling of irrelevancy for whatever is going on in
Social media produces journalling crumbs of our past. Crumbs for those you chose to see the highs and lows of your life. Wisdom can be
I was traveling south along Nevada route 95 when I wandered into Las Vegas to visit family and to check out Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area.
As a traveler, I have encountered many others who’s mentality like mine is filled with the anticipated experiences of the journey and destination. The journey
My travel mission was set to photograph the Bonneville Salt Flats with a refuel top off in the town called West Wendover, NV en-route to Reno
The structure of nature can sometimes have no structure at all. The Bonneville Salt Flats white sands are a living sight to witness. The white
After viewing and capturing photos of the natural beauty in Yellowstone National Park, I found the Flagg Ranch Campgrounds located along the John D Rockafeller
I love history and consider myself an amateur historian of American History, so when I entered the Cody Wy visitors center to see what
A retiree who accepts their status will become a happier person going forward into the second chapter of their lives. While many retirees remain in
Traveling through Cody Wyoming I was able to satisfy the WordPress photo challenge which asks for corners and intersections. This old red barn projects exceptional corners intersecting
Wanderlust is revealed through my photography during my nomadic travel adventures. These photos reflect my travels from Key West Florida, up the East Coast of
As the sun sets on another yearly earth day celebrations around the world including protests marches to bring attention to climate change. One fundamental aspect
The density within a photograph can capture and reveal woodland landscapes, a field of flowers or a large school of fish. My photos encompass multiple
The photos of the roads I have taken vary widely from Aligator Alley near the Florida Everglades to the Alaska Highway, interstate 70 in
The paths of life eventually cross bridges either by foot or bicycle. WordPress weekly photo challenge.
The Gulf of Mexico has two horizons for me as seen from Galveston Texas sunrise December 2016, windy cold. Fort Myer Florida November 2015 sunset, lazily warm.
Some things in life can become mythical within my thoughts. My hiking experiences encompass several decades as a Boy Scout, hiking trails in middle and
A relaxing hike in the Sonoran Desert will bring you peace, and tranquility while viewing the beauty of nature’s landscapes. Below, I have listed facts about
I realize it has been 9-days of daily balloons sightings as they rose into the morning sky. Ok, not every day, because some morning were
Graceful is the word I use to describe Hot air balloons lifting off the ground into the early morning blue sky at the 45th International
Just like the early settlers who migrated west walking 20oo-miles, there is a current migration of travelers in recreational vehicles who criss-cross
As a young Boy Scout, I hiked and camped a lot which is my outdoors foundation that lives on within me to this day. I now
It is early in the morning a half hour before the sunrises as I walk along a hiking trail to capture photos of mother nature, starting
The daily word prompts ignite my imagination of times in my life. The word “stump” has me reflecting on the stump-grinder, I rented to remove
What would be the radical experiences to capture morning photos of the sunrise at a place called Silver Lake at Brighton Utah, 8000 feet above
Today the US National Parks celebrate their 100th centennial. Yes, being 100 is cool when you have the gorgeous historic beauty surrounding you when you
Photographing the western plains with clear, unobstructed views provides spectacular visuals especially the night of a full moon at sunset. As the sun descends into
Obsessed, can be a passion with boundaries. The boundaries can become askew by obsession or passion To be obsessed is to have a passion or
This time last year I was in Key West Fl where I was exposed to the wonderful world of creative artists. I call it my
For the past three months, I have been adjusting to life as a full-time RV’er with stops in St. Louis Mo, Tavares Fl, Spotsylvania VA,
The word glass has many definitions around the world, yet, its basic form, glass is a non-crystalline solid with enormously other uses. For me, the
I took plenty of long-distant photo of the Mute Swan partners with their cygnet securely in between both. A week later, they ventured to my
My journey as a travel writer begins in the city of my birth St. Louis, Missouri the “Show Me State.” On June 4, 2016, I
The various reasons voyages are taken range from curiosity to seeking what’s’ over the next hill, seeking adventure to explore places unknown, a pilgrimage of
Standing in a Kansas wheat field. A fence of wheat on the left. A fence of wheat on the right. A fence of wheat ahead.
The word awe is a noun, and some people consider it is short for awesome, however, it is not. Awe is defined as a feeling
The sight of most mountains stirs within some humans the desire to explore a trail to conquered and stand upon the summit. As you walk
The sky above is also known and described as the heavens. The sky is filled with sights seen and unseen. The sky is the
The voice is an incredible musical instrument when used correctly soothes the soul of many listeners. So, sing a song of love, sing a song
Many locations in the US south like the above morning sunrise photo taken in Tavares Fl with morning temperatures in the mid 70’s are
The city of St. Louis is home to the 19-Acre Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, it is home to the Gateway Arch, the site of The Dred
The sight of seabirds above Listening to the waves Smelling the ocean mist The beach is an essence I desire. WordPress daily word prompt.
I’m climbing the stairway northward along the interstate from southwest Florida peering into the rearview mirror I see my last morning sunrise of Fort Myers Florida.
Viewing a sunrise can reveal how significant purging and decluttering provides the clarity to appreciate the importance of memories. It has been three weeks since
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The universe is telling me to focus on love. What is it saying to you? Oh, how the spring of the year brings two birds
This week, let your inner world and the outside one converge in a photo. The photos layout of local birds enjoying a cold sunny morning
Go to your Statistics page and check your top 3-5 post. Why do yo think they’ve been successful? Find the connection between them, and write
Your life without a computer. What is it like? My life without using my laptop or desktop computer takes place two or three times a week