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Archive for the ‘Americana’ Category

Awakening

April 11, 2018

Shiprock is a huge rock monolith in Northwestern New Mexico and known to the Navajos as Tse Bit’a’i or “Winged Rock.”

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Smile

April 4, 2018

No matter what misfortune comes your way, crack a smile.

Rise/Set

March 28, 2018

A winter sunrise is worth the effort to witness.

My Favorite Place

March 21, 2018

Technology can sometimes be photogenic.

I’d Rather Be

March 14, 2018

Though my present locale is not bad (Southern Utah),I’d rather be sailing along the Coast of Maine in the summer time of course.

Out of This World

March 1, 2018

The view of Saturn from Jupiter must be fabulous.

Tour Guide

February 7, 2018

The eagle loves to fish and is not adverse to obtaining his food by theft.

Blue

January 30, 2018

The arrival of nightfall is announced by some very deep shades of blue.

Variations on a Theme

January 24, 2018

Arrows are everywhere. They give us directions and hopefully point us in the right direction.

The Number 5

January 23, 2018

This is how you count to five, the old way

Silence

January 17, 2018

Sometimes, it pays not to be silent. At other times the chorus of protests can be deafening.

Guitar

January 13, 2018

Picture of a guitar making a blue sound

Weathered

January 10, 2018

Checkerboard Mesa in Zion National Park is where this weathered desert scene takes place.

Map

January 4, 2018

The pirate’s map of buried island lead to a deserted island.

Happy New Year

January 2, 2018

The New Year is here and as we head back to whatever we do during the year, it might be wise to stop, pause and ponder where we are headed.

Merry Christmas

December 28, 2017

A partidge in a pear tree is a rare sight indeed.

2017 Favorites

December 20, 2017

A gnarled piece of old wood takes on a strange shape in the red rock desert of southern Utah.

Ascend

December 17, 2017

This small time operator is prepared for whatever might come down the line.

Temporary

November 8, 2017

Construction sites often contain temporary safety measures.

Rounded

October 25, 2017

Afternoon sunlight helps define this large cylindrical structure.

Glow

October 18, 2017

Carved pumpkins are definitely an American tradition that can be traced back to the Celts of Ireland and Great Britain, who carved up turnips to ward off the spirits of the dead on All Hallows Eve.

Scale

October 11, 2017

Optical illusions are everywhere.

Windows

September 27, 2017

Winter is coming. Time to sit down and enjoy a good hot drink.

Jazz

September 19, 2017

Jazz often goes hand in hand with spontaneity and improvisation.

Corner

August 23, 2017

Don’t mess with this guy, if you know what’s good for you.

Ooh, Shiny!

August 16, 2017

This red horse adorns the front of a western store in New Mexico.

Hair

August 10, 2017

Sometimes, hair completely defines the person.

Elemental

August 9, 2017

How these two elephant found their way to the middle of the Arizona desert remains a mystery.

Texture

August 2, 2017

Sometimes, Mother Nature can be quite the sculptor.

Transient

June 21, 2017

So many movies have been made in this small Utah town that it is often dubbed “Little Hollywood.”