A Photo a Week: The Beauty of…

Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week challenge this week is Beauty.  This is a difficult one to choose only a few photos, for the Earth is full of beauty, natural and manmade! So I am going to choose some of my favorite “beauties” from my photo collection. Beauty of a sunset: Rio de Janeiro, from […]

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BIG Can Be Beautiful!

Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week is: BIG Can Be Beautiful Too! Denali – Tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (Denali National Park, Alaska, 2016) American Eagle Roller Coaster made out of Legos, using 14,500 Lego bricks with 9,300 feet of track (Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, 2017) Big statue being carved out of rock […]

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RDP #33: Serried

I am participating for the first time in a challenge on Ragtag Daily Prompt. Today’s prompt is serried. I remember this word because it comes from the Latin root “serra” (in Spanish, “sierra” which means mountain range). What comes to mind when I think of this word are mountains, bread cutting knives and leaves. Pine […]

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CFFC: Mmmmm!

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the letter M, with two m’s in the word. memoirs summit (Denali) national monument (Devil’s Tower, WY) modem mushrooms mammal momentum/movement (Women’s March in Chicago, Jan. 21, 2017) Mmmmmm!  

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Alaska 2016: By Train and ATV to Denali

Monday, August 29, 2016                Today we had a 9-hour train ride from Anchorage to Holland America Line’s resort north of Denali National Park.  The train was also a collaborative effort between Alaska Rail and HAL.  This train was called the McKinley Express. We were seated in a specific car in assigned seats on the upper […]

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