Introducing my first book – Finding Gold in Colorado: Inspiring Images

Finding Gold in Colorado: Inspiring Images takes you on a photographic journey through Colorado Gold Country. Explore the landscapes that provide the backdrop for gold mining in Colorado. Buy the book here. I spent years tagging along on Kevin Singel's research excursions as he wrote the book Finding Gold in Colorado: Prospector's Edition, taking photos … Continue reading Introducing my first book – Finding Gold in Colorado: Inspiring Images

Denver Staycation

Live in Colorado and want a "staycation"? Have a couple days in Denver to acclimate before hitting the higher elevations? The Mile-High City offers a walkable visit in this quintessentially Western metropolis. On a recent trip to Denver, my friend and I built our visit around a couple of themes: women's history and western art. … Continue reading Denver Staycation

Wintry Yellowstone on a Budget

Yellowstone is magical any time of the year, but winter offers unique delights. The challenge of visiting Yellowstone in the winter is making it affordable. Packages can run into the thousands of dollars for just a few days in the park. And, while I'm sure seeing Old Faithful, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, or … Continue reading Wintry Yellowstone on a Budget

A Tale of Two Museum Visits

Having visited Washington, D.C. and its most classic sites several times in my life, I eagerly focused my recent visit on two newer museums - The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and the Newseum. It was the Best of Museums The National Museum of African American History and Culture is outstanding … Continue reading A Tale of Two Museum Visits

Favorite Travel Moments of 2017

Backroads of Portugal Culturally rich, geographically beautiful, friendly and fun - the villages and countryside affirmed that the best thing we did in Portugal was get away from the cities and beach resorts. The cork tour at Herdade da Maroteira, staying at the Convento de São Paulo, devouring pasteis at Fabrica dos Pasteis in Evora, … Continue reading Favorite Travel Moments of 2017

My 5 Favorite Libraries

Travel to one of the great cities of the world, and you may find yourself playing tourist at a library. Travel through the back roads of America, and you should definitely stop at the local library for access to resources you can't find anywhere else. Libraries may seem like a thing of the past, but, … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Libraries