When I think of travel, I imagine exotic places or renowned museums filled with wonders. I forget that Los Angeles is right here and a
Although I was in Edinburgh a few days, I didn’t see much of the city. That’s a pity because it is filled with amazing
“The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco”
― Mark Twain
Now that I have finished my summer travels, I have time to relive my experiences through the pictures that I was able to capture. My first trip of the...
“We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.”
― Pascal Mercier
This summer I had the opportunity...
The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston, West Virginia aka Weston State Hospital is over 150 years old. During that incredible span of time, Trans-Allegheny has been a sanctuary for the mentally ill, the subject of civil war raids and even a
About an hour’s drive south from Edinburgh is the fabulous remnants of Melrose Abbey. I visited there briefly one afternoon. What a treat!
A Little History
The Scottish king, David I, founded the abbey in 1136 as a Cistercian monastery. These monks, like the...
When I was young Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe was required reading, something which didn’t appeal to most of us. Of course, I survived that tale and Scott’s other romantic efforts. As an adult, I was ready to visit Scott’s home, Abbotsford. What I didn’t expect...
“May the light illuminate your hearts and shine in your life every day of the year.”
― Eileen Anglin
One of the things I enjoy the most during the holiday season is looking for festive Christmas and other holiday lights to photograph.
“One place suits one person, another place suits another person. For my part, I prefer to live in the country, like Timmy Willie.”
― Beatrix Potter
This summer, I had the trip of a lifetime, as I had the opportunity to spend two weeks in...