Overlooking Waterton

This stunning vista of the Rocky Mountains overlooks the Canadian national park known as Waterton. The overlook can be found along Hwy 6, east of the park. This road is a border crossing between the U.S. and Canada. It is a beautiful drive through the mountains that culminates with these sweeping views. You can see…

Ripples in Stone

I am fascinated by the way rocks are carved by water and time, creating ripples in stone. These walls show the undulations of the Virgin River in the slot canyon known as The Narrows. Over the years, the river swirled and cut the indentions in the canyon walls. The striations in the rock were layers…

Light in the Trees

Photos are inevitably about light. It’s what makes a photo possible.  This jungle scene wouldn’t be as good if it weren’t for those beams of light breaking through the canopy to illuminate the forest floor. But then again, you’re not looking at the forest floor, are you? You’re looking at the light beams…. This scene…

A Grand View at Grand Canyon National Park

This grand view is the Trail View Point along the South Rim Trail inside Grand Canyon National Park. Out of all the spectacular viewpoints along the South Rim, I think this is my favorite. The rock that Jennifer is perched on juts out above the canyon like few other places along the Rim. One of…

Cowboy’s Delight

The Cowboy’s Delight flower… this might be the oddest common name for a flower. The scientific name is a mouth full, Spaheralcea Coccinea, so I guess Cowboy’s Delight it is. It sounds like something cowboys would have eaten for dessert. The Wild West’s version of Turkish delight. In reality, the name is thought to have…

Hyperinflation – A View from the Dark Continent

Many years ago I had the privilege to visit the Dark Continent, specifically the country of Zimbabwe in the midst of their darkest time. This was an experience that changed my perspective on the world in many profound ways. It grew my understanding of what true poverty looked like. What true beauty there is in…