One of the things I did to put myself through graduate school was to work for a wholesale florist.  Other than the fact that I’m sooooo not a morning person, the job was perfect for me.  For a few (early) hours before school, I’d unpack the daily shipments that just arrived from the airport and […]

The Golden Barrel Cactus is even cooler that the Barrel Cactus because, well, it’s golden!  Despite being one of the most popular cacti in cultivation, it’s extremely rare and critically endangered in the wild. You Might Also Enjoy: Cactus and Contrast One Thing, Three Ways:  Saguaro Cactus One Thing, Three Ways:  Purple Prickly Pear

There are more than 700 rooms at Versailles.  Granted, not all of them are open to the public or part of the tour, but I hope you can forgive me for not remembering which room I was in when I snapped this photo.  It’s one of the most simple shots I took, but also one […]

I can’t believe I’m halfway through my 365 +1 Project (thank you Leap Year)!  While I continue to learn from amazing photographers from around the world every day, I’ve also learned that… …I really want to visit Norway.  And Oregon, Jasper National Park, and New Zealand. …while Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has its own advantages, I miss being closer […]

I can appreciate the love Claude Monet had for hay stacks.  Beneath a clear, blue sky, a scene with haystacks is sure to include the most beautiful colors of blue, gold, and green that Mother Nature can produce along with a sense of peace and tranquility that goes with the world outside of the hustle […]