The Essence of Jim and Judie

The Essence of Jim and Judie Judie Talkative ~ Spontaneous ~ Organized ~ Humorous ~ Optimistic ~ Adventurous Jim Sensitive ~ Precise ~ Enthusiastic ~ Adventuresome ~ Happy ~ Nice Very few people have made as much impact on my life as these two people.  They have been like having a big brother and a […]

3 Days of Eilean Donan

Three Days at Eileen Donan I was on a mission during our trip to Scotland in 2023.  I would get my calendar-worthy picture of Eileen Donan Castle no matter what! To do that, I would need several opportunities under different lighting conditions. I knew that if I stayed in one spot long enough in Scotland, […]

Newfoundland

Newfoundland As Beautiful as the land is, Its people are even more Beautiful! We were in Newfoundland for 17 days, and I took almost 6,000 pictures.  Everywhere I looked was a photo to be taken.  We crossed the island from west to east and went into remote communities in the north and south. We both […]

Scotland 2023

Scotland 2023 I’ve had several friends and relatives who hailed from Scotland.  Even my wife Donna recently discovered that she has 25% Scottish heritage. To a person anyone who spent time there has implored me to visit.  Scotland has some of the most incredible scenery, history, and everything I would look for in a destination. […]

The Cedar Creek Reservoir Visit

Cedar Creek Reservoir 2023 At this career stage, I have the luxury of always adding “me days” before and after company conferences.  I am unwilling to fly halfway across the continent to go to a two or three-day conference and see the inside of a fancy hotel meeting room. Then, after the meeting,  go to […]

Trees

There will always be something new to see if you are open to seeing it.

Musicians

Musicians I have been in the fortunate position of photographing a number of events as the event photographer.  This means great access.  In fact I find it really hard to simply sit in audience pit and just enjoy.  It’s not the same feeling of being “IN” the show.  AT times, I feel like I’m in […]

Safari

SAFARI February 2019 was a perfect time to go on the trip of a lifetime.  We planned the trip and had expert advice from our friend Dave Taylor who had previously conducted several expeditions as the travelling expert. Elena Prountzopoulos was the inside sales director at ATOURZ.  They arranged for Leopard Tours to be our […]

Travel Canada

Travel Canada Alberta British Columbia Newfoundland 

Algonquin & Oxtongue Lake area

Algonquin & Oxtongue lake area My first visit to Algonquin Park and area was in July 1964 as a ten-year-old.  My family had just arrived from Egypt the month before.   My aunt Marie and her husband, Emanuel Gharghoury took us there because our families have camped numerous times together prior to this. The only […]

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