On Today’s Date in the Past: Amboise:  Le Chat Amboise:  The Town Lazy Sunday Morning Last Rehearsal of the Weekend

Fisherman’s Wharf gets its name from San Francisco’s early days when Italian immigrant fishermen came to the city to take advantage of its rapid growth fueled by the gold rush. On Today’s Date in the Past: A Visit to a Family Farm Deutsche Kirche (German Church) Volga German Haus

Home to the oldest lighthouse on the West Coast and an abandoned prison, Alcatraz Island is now managed by the National Park Service. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit “The Rock”, the federal penitentiary that once housed America’s most notorious criminals. Here are three shots of Alcatraz from my August trip to San […]

While I’d much rather photograph Amsterdam’s canals in Spring, Summer, or Fall, they’re still awfully darn pretty in the Winter with no leaves on the trees. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Getting Gigi Ready Salt & Pepper You Might Also Enjoy: Other Canal Posts Other Amsterdam Posts

A Year Ago Today: Amsterdam:  The Family Car Amsterdam:  First Stop?  Frites! You Might Also Enjoy: Other Boat Posts Other Lake Lenexa Posts

I like wharves.  Real wharves.  The kind that real people use for fishing, not the over-commercialized “restaurants, clubs, and boutiques” kind of wharves.  So when this night owl’s Midwestern body was still adjusting to the time change of the West Coast, and I found myself up at dawn, I didn’t hesitate to pull on sweats […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]