New photography portfolio is up on SmugMug!

Hello there! I’ve enjoyed so much taking photos in the last 12 months since I got a new Sony camera. One of the first photos with this camera was taken while I sat around a fire on a cold wintery day in Nashville, Tennessee. Since then, I’ve taken the camera almost everywhere I go andContinue reading “New photography portfolio is up on SmugMug!”

The Unexpected Deer in Caprock Canyons State Park

These pictures today, as hip women say, “I can’t even!!” They’re definitely topping the collection of favorites from all my travels this year. What makes a photo special to me, well, it’s a question I’ve been asking myself lately even as a hobby photographer: Am I getting a shot no one else has gotten, orContinue reading “The Unexpected Deer in Caprock Canyons State Park”

A nice break at Copper Breaks State Park – a recap with photos

If you’re in the middle of Texas and need a state park to camp in, Copper Breaks might be the perfect break from society. This state park is about midway through my tour around the south and midwest, which started in Florida and the last stop is in Mississippi on my way back to theContinue reading “A nice break at Copper Breaks State Park – a recap with photos”

Mother Neff State Park Recap – Small Snakes, Big Rabbits!

Texas has SO MANY ranches. On my way to Mother Neff State Park, I should’ve counted all the ranches. There had to be at least 50 just on the one stretch of road where I spent most of the trip. Highway 7, I think it was? These pastures and hillsides were grand and spread out.Continue reading “Mother Neff State Park Recap – Small Snakes, Big Rabbits!”

Village Creek, Texas – Deer, Mosquitoes, and a Giant Spider

Texas doesn’t seem so far away from Florida, but I *think* that’s because I’ve been stopping to camp along the way. Recaps of my trips can be found on the Camping Stories page. Check it out! OK, so I spent 3 days in Village Creek State Park. The plan was to kayak, bike, and wellContinue reading “Village Creek, Texas – Deer, Mosquitoes, and a Giant Spider”