North America

It doesn’t take long to figure out that fine art is not in short supply in Sedona. As you drive through the city’s main thoroughfare on State Route 89A, it becomes quite evident that there is a profound respect not only for nature’s creations but also for those that are meticulously crafted by the hands of men. ...

Thailand is known as the "Land of Smiles", but my visit to Honolulu, Hawaii in the summer of 2006 gave Thailand a run for its money. From the moment that I stepped off the plane into the tropical paradise masquerading as an airport, I was in love. The resort-like feel of the Honolulu International Airport was given notice of what joys...

Last summer, I spent an entire day exploring two of our best known National Parks. They're the ones that everyone learns about in school but nothing prepares you for what you actually witness up close and personal. We were fortunate to be the guest of the Teton Science Schools which has two campuses in the Grand Teton National...

During our trip to Jackson Hole, WY last year, we had the pleasure of touring Yellowstone National Park. This picture is of the deep blue bubblin' hole called "Firehole Spring". Located on the very narrow side street, Firehole Lake Drive, it was the most vivid, crystal azure blue springs that I'd ever seen. I was surprised to learn that Yellowstone National...

"How y'all doing?" While I live in the city that traditionally epitomizes "Southern Hospitality", it's a phrase that is slowly but surely falling out of favor. Despite all of the challenges this region has dealt with, there was always a silent edict that no one was a stranger and most lived by it. When I arrived in the city of Blairsville...

There is a  rumor that a graphic novel prequel is finally in the works for the quarter of century old film, Labyrinth.  Furthermore, it is expected to be released in theaters near you later this year.   So, I thought it was apropos to post this as my weekly photo offering. Hoggle is "a grumpy and obstinate dwarf " who initially refuses to help a...

Without a doubt, the expansion of the western states would have slowed to a crawl without the assistance of the railway system plowing its way through the plains. Today, most of those trails are fleeting memories, but some still live on in the form of the Verde Canyon Railroad. There have only been a few times in my life that I've...