City Views

Today’s picture was taken at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine.  I selected it because it reminded me of a song from "The Outsiders", a movie adapted from the S.E. Hinton novel.  The theme song was sung by Stevie Wonder and was a play on Robert Frost’s poem, “Nothing gold can stay”. Acadia is special.  Eagle Lake surrounds Otter Cliff’s...

This picture reminds me of why I’m so fond of Italy.  Seeing the muted toned villas disappear as our motorboat leaves the port in Naples, brings its real beauty into focus.  I’m enthralled with the crystal clear clarity of the turquoise colored waters that my daughter said reminded her of Botticelli 's “Birth of Venus”. Add the majestic Mount Vesuvius with...

When you see tropical foliage like this, you can't help but imagine yourself on a lush island paradise alone or with the one you love and never coming back to civilization.  You would never suspect that this awe-inspiring scene is what you will see as soon as you exit the baggage claim at the Honolulu International Airport.  The funny thing...

On a wintry afternoon in 2003, we were walking along the streets of Montmartre in Paris enjoying the scenery.  It wasn't long before we happened upon this beautifully crafted church that, frankly,  we were not familiar with.  Sacre Coeur (Sacred Heart) Basilica is a Roman Catholic church that sits majestically on the top of a hill above hungry, but talented...