Posts in Travel
Beating the Storm for a Beautiful Grand Canyon Sunrise

After arriving at the Grand Canyon just in time for a fantastic sunset, I was happy to have gotten in a little photography.  As a photographer, I know that conditions aren't guaranteed and patience and repetition are a huge factor in having a successful photo shoot.  So when you only have an opportunity for one sunset and one sunrise, you hold you breath hoping a least something is successful, but never expecting both. 

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Just Enough Time for the Sunset in the Grand Canyon

If you've noticed that things have been quiet around here, you're right.  Forrest and I recently packed up our lives and set off for the west coast where we have settled in Palo Alto in the San Francisco Bay area of California.  We rushed through 4 days of driving in hopes of spending a few hours in the Grand Canyon along our journey.  We pulled in just in time for sunset along the south rim.  

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A Step Back in Time at Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is just a hop, skip, and a jump away and yet it's somewhere I visit once a year, if that.  I hadn't actually been inside any of the buildings and exhibits since I was probably in middle school!  So, when a photography friend visited with her family, I tagged along one day as they toured the historical area.  I was impressed with the accuracy and the rich knowledge that the guides offered and how through the exhibits were.  As we toured the buildings, I was in awe of the displays, particularly the desks and the makers spaces.

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