On a beautiful spring day in Livermore California, our son invited to join his family for a picnic at the McGrail Vineyard. I had to apologize for being more interested in the clouds. A photographers best day! For more details about the Vineyard, click here.
Although we normally travel through California for Thanksgiving and Christmas, this year we spent our family time in March. Of course March and April and the most beautiful times in Central California. Perfect weather, and perfect clouds for pictures. On this soft spring day, our son and his family invited us on a trip to […]
Traveling North through Oregon, we found a wonderful road trip south of Mount Hood. For details on our route, and places to stop, click here. Enjoy the photos of this majestic mountain and ski area.
The Gardens are a photographer’s paradise! Enjoy my VanDusen Garden Photos here. To read a more detailed description click here. You can also learn more about the Van Dusen Gardens from the web site at Vancouver.ca.
If you find your happy place somewhere near a beautiful mountain, then we speak the same language. Late in May, we drove from our campground near Madras, Oregon (Pelton Park Campground), up to Mount Hood and back. We were traveling with our friend Liz. I keep trying to talk her into posting some of her […]
Wherever we travel, I seek out the gardens. When we had a sticks and bricks house, I fancied myself a gardener. Not a very good one, mind you. But the gardens that we find in cities all over the US and Canada are restful, beautiful places. They are food for the soul. This was especially […]
If you have asked “where did the Anasazi go?” the answer gets complicated. Our earlier posts about the Anasazi show them leaving their ancestral places lake Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde, never to return. There has been some mystery over why they left these highly sophisticated cities. There are even more question about where the […]
It looks a bit like an RV Sales and Parts Place, probably because it is. But behind the shop, Sisemore RV Museum is a great little museum of beautifully restored RV’s from days gone by. I have a friend who would love the VW Bus. I have to say that all of these vehicles […]
Southeast of Amarillo, Texas there is a desert canyon that rivals the Grand Canyon in Colorado. Its name is Palo Duro Canyon. It is a beautiful, harsh place a short drive from Amarillo. You might even consider camping at the bottom of the canyon in one of the prepared campgrounds. The road down is […]
The Intentional Travelers stop at Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Because they can! Cadillac Ranch is one of those funky little places you have to see at least once. Right off of Highway 40 just west of Amarillo Texas, there is an easy, 10 minute stop on the side of road. Although there are no signs we […]