Oregon 2013

I moved to the Portland, Oregon area in June 2013. Watch me explore my new home.

Sisters to Smith Rock Scenic Bikeway Photo Shoot

When I first moved to Portland, I was determined to take advantage of everything that Portland had to offer in every area of interest that I might have had ever, ever, ever. So, in July, when I signed up to be a part of the Oregon Scenic Bikeways photoshoots sponsored by Travel Oregon and conducted … Continue reading

Backpacking 2005 – Israel, Egypt, Jordan

During part of May and June in 2005, I had the opportunity to backpack around parts of Israel, Sinai, Egypt, and Petra, Jordan. Here are photographs (some courtesy of ZL, one of the people I was traveling with). The Western/Wailing Wall, a mosque, and a church, Israel Sunrise over Mount Masada, Israel Golan Heights, Israel … Continue reading

Roadtrip Summer 2010: Hanover College, Hanover, IN

Back in the 90s, I lived in Southern Indiana, right along the Kentucky border, at Hanover College. This was my first time back in 11 years.

Roadtrip Summer 2010: Ohiopyle State Park, Ohiopyle, PA

My sister & I took a roadtrip from MA to KY and back. Our first big stop was Ohiopyle State Park for a morning of bike riding and hiking around waterfalls.

Squam Lake, New Hampshire – May 2010

I attended a three-day writer’s retreat at the end of May 2010. Friends of friends have a property with two cabins, a dock, kayaks, and several large porches with comfy chairs, all of which we took advantage of in-between writing sessions.