Giant Christmas Lights

You can find these giant christmas lights in front of the McGraw-Hill building, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, in New York City around Christmas time. This stretch has a lot of very cool Christmas decorations like this so it is defiantly worth checking out if you are visiting New York City around Christmas. These giant christmas lights are a very short walk … Read More

Ground Zero Memorial

This is our JFK assassination. Our Pearl Harbor. Where were you when…. moment. The moment that changed a generation. So when Paul and I took the kids to New York City before Christmas 2013, the Ground Zero Memorial was on my short list of places to see. It was our last full day in NYC and raining. We stood in … Read More

Horsetooth Falls Restored Us

This restoration sign on the Horsetooth Falls trail in Fort Collins, Colorado had a double meaning for us. There is the obvious meaning of that area off of the trail was closed for restoration, but for us it meant being out in nature restores us. Sometimes all it takes is a glass of wine on the porch looking at the … Read More

All About Eyes

Portrait photography is all about eyes. People are naturally drawn to the eyes, and the eyes tell the story. This picture was taken before one of a PYMBL bike races and you can see the excitement in Tyler’s eyes. Tyler looking at me is what makes this a good picture. When you look at the picture it seems like Tyler is looking and … Read More

Rough Ridge Views

Rough Ridge is part of the Tanawha Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains which runs beside the Blue Ridge Parkway. Rough Ridge provides amazing mountain views where you can see for hundreds of miles. The parking area for Rough Ridge is at mile 302.8 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is a short section of trail from the parking area that goes … Read More