A Journey Through My World's PhotoBlog

A few years ago I bought this little gadget-a lens ball. I was fascinated by the pictures others had taken. I don't practice with it nearly enough. I have a…

Affectionately know at "Big Red" This is actually the 3rd lighthouse built at this location. The first lighthouse built at this location was a small, square…

Even before the advent of European explorers, the Straits of Mackinac were a significant hazard to water borne travelers. Consequently, before lighthouses, the…

At least that's what I think it is. Gardeningknowhow.com says it occurs in nutrient poor soil, sandy soil, near oak and pine. That is where it is. There are…

I was scrolling through old pictures and came across this. Something I was playing with a few years ago when I was between jobs. …

Following the loss of the schooner Pride in 1866, public outcries for a light at this locale were finally heard and heeded. Congress approved funding in 1871,…

Often we will grab a coffee to go and head to the lake to watch people, boats, seagulls, waves, sunsets. Normally, I don't take my good camera when we do this…

On a 90 degree day I thought some might like a cooler view. Of course, maybe it's already cool where you are...

Pere Marquette Park, Muskegon Michigan October 2019 Lighthouse Fun Fact: In 1858, the widow of William Monroe, the Muskegon South Pierhead Light’s keeper, took…

Wednesdays are sailboat races. I brought the wrong lens. We got there a bit later than I wanted to so I missed them going out the channel. :/ Well, there's…

Headed out today for a long weekend drive. Coffee and my camera. Adventure awaits, not sure of photo opportunities, but I'm always on the lookout. :)

It's almost that time of year again. These were to become Candied Jalapenos - sweet and hot - delicious. They are good on crackers with cream cheese, on grilled…

These are from a day last spring, April 2020. Lake Michigan was near record high levels. So the water was just about 1 foot from the top of the pier when it was…

Does a year have a smell? Mother is moving and massively downsizing. Every time I see her I get stuff, maybe I want it, maybe I don't-lol. Something I asked…

Last year, after a story on the news I went to see this field of poppies, actually a field planted 1/4 mile or so down the road near a cemetery. They planted…

The crystal ball didn't work out so good here. It looked good until I edited.. :/ and I realized there were reflections. But at least the tulips are in focus…

A few years ago we were able to travel to Africa. We took a safari at Chobe National Park. The elephants were probably my favorite to watch. There were hundreds…

We were downtown for an art festival and I saw this man fishing in the river. Me? I wouldn't eat fish out of there...but to each their own. Maybe he does a…

Dandelions—some say they're a weed and work tirelessly to rid their yards of them. I think they're pretty, happy little yellow spots, rest stops for the bees.…
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