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Archive for the ‘Americana’ Category

Silence

January 17, 2018

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

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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.”

Read the Book, Watch the Movie

May 24, 2017

Screenwriters can learn a lot by viewing films created from novels that they have read.

Security

April 5, 2017

Southwestern style architecture is beautiful to look at, but still presents its own security challenges.

Umbrella

March 30, 2017

Find out here why flamingos need to stand on one leg.

Atop

March 15, 2017

Climbing to the top requires determination, dedication, perseverance and foresight.

Wish

March 8, 2017

Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. You never know who might show up.

The Road Taken

March 2, 2017

Before you hit the road, you might want to consider your means of travel.

Ambience

January 18, 2017

Las Vegas has a great ambience for street photographers.

Internet

January 18, 2017

Butterflies make great scientific specimens.

Resilient

January 3, 2017

This pesky feline has proved to be one of the most resilient fictional characters of all time.

It’s Not This Time of Year Without An Inflatable Santa Claus

November 26, 2016

The way we see Santa Claus has changed over the years. He is still the jolly fat man in the red suit, but his message may be changin’ with the times.