Here in the Valley of the Sun, I may be a bit biased, but we have some of the most fiery and jaw-dropping sunsets anywhere in the world. One thing that has been a constant in my life as a landscape photographer has been chasing sunsets. This […]
I took a bit of a break in 2019 from my blogging in between jobs. In the fall, my life took an exciting westward turn. This is how my new chapter began in the great Southwest. Before setting off on my long journey to Arizona in the truck […]
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, and it’s an appropriate time to not only pay our respects, but reflect on what happened a century ago. The Great War doesn’t receive nearly as much attention in the United States compared to the Commonwealth nations […]
One of the best opportunities of the year to see shooting stars is during the annual Perseid meteor shower that is expected to put on a phenomenal show over the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. This meteor show is always one of the best […]
Under the glow of red, white and blue lights under a frigid February evening, it looked a bit like something out of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” as I stared at a semi-frozen American Falls from the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. Massive congealed ice mountains looked […]
Traveling to Canada’s largest city anytime soon? Watch my Top 10 summer and fall things to do in Toronto and Niagara Falls, part of the Golden Horseshoe.
Before Hurricane Irma: 395 Years Ago This Week, a Monster Hurricane Claimed Spain’s Tierra Firme Fleet
While Hurricane Irma lashes the Florida Keys this weekend, it’s worth remembering an incredible history of hurricanes that have decimated the Keys over the centuries. Believe it or not, almost exactly 395 years ago, a monstrous hurricane battered the Tierra Firme flota (mainland fleet) of the Spanish Empire […]