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Weekend Escape on the Chesapeake

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Crouching on the shore with my camera—probably trespassing—as the dawn breaks across the water, I’m searching for the moment of serenity in a weekend of excitement and travel. The birds call and swoop into the water, the morning light reflects pink and purple and orange from the sky to the water. And finally, 50 photos in, the sun rises gloriously from behind a house. A new day has begun. Continue reading »
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Stumbling onto a Nude Beach

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Bird reflected in the ocean Last winter we drove south to escape the polar vortex and spent a week in New Symrna Beach, Florida staying in a tiny condo across from the Atlantic Ocean. Even though it rained for most of our stay, it was wonderful to be warm and to photograph the dramatic sky.  Continue reading »
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Camping in Joshua Tree

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In my last post I mentioned that Joshua Tree National Park has nine campgrounds, which are all available on a first-come, first-served basis, and when we visited the park on Friday and Saturday all nine were full. We arrived again on Tuesday and a couple of the campgrounds were crowded but we had a few options in the Jumbo Rocks campground. Many of the spots are close together, so we chose one that had a bit of separation from the neighbors, put our “reserved” sign up, and went out hiking to watch the sunset. sun flare through rocks Joshua Tree National ParkJoshua Tree National Park at sunsetSun flare in Joshua Tree National Park lighting up a cholla cactus Continue reading »
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Grand Canyon Sunrise

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On a cold and snowy morning in late October, Pearson and I got up early to watch the sun rise from Mather Point.  It was overcast, but the peaceful dawn was a memorable experience and well worth the chill. Dawn at Mather Point Continue reading »
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Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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Marquette, Michigan

Marquette, Michigan

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