The Best Surprises Involve Photography!

February 2018–Conway, South Carolina USA I’d been waiting for my ‘Saturday Surprise’ since arriving home from China a few weeks ago. Do you know how hard it is to wait that long?  Patience has never been my best virtue.  Unfortunately, the weather was not cooperating for us on the weekends, so it continued to be…

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To The Moon and Back

January 31, 2018–Garden City, South Carolina   I’ve always been in love with the sightings of the moon. Last night definitely proved that point as I stood in 20 degree Fahrenheit temperatures, brisk roaring winds, and high tide rolling waves in order to capture some shots of the ‘super blue blood moon.’ I completely underestimated…

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What really makes the GREAT WALL of China so great?!

January 2018–Beijing, China “What really makes the Great Wall of China so great?”  The question that had been floating in my mind all the way back into September when I booked a trip to China, just to see the ever-so-famous GREAT WALL.  Of course, I remember learning about the Great Wall at some point in…

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Enter into the ‘Rose City’

July 2017–Petra, Jordan I have to be honest, I wasn’t overly excited for my visit to Petra while in Jordan.  Since everyone claimed it was a must-see destination, and since I had previously put the goal into place to visit ALL of the new seven World Wonders, it also became a must-see for me.  So…

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SUPERMOON Sightings!

December 3, 2017–Garden City, South Carolina The BIGGEST and BRIGHTEST, ONLY Supermoon of 2017! I recently ordered a new zoom lens (75-300mm), and I absolutely LOVE it.  What better way to experiment with it, then to get out and shoot the moon!  I was SUPER excited about the upcoming cold supermoon, and had been counting down…

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Chichen Iza: A Mayan Mystery

November 2017–Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula After my tequila-filled, cultural tour of Mexico City for the Day of the Dead celebrations, I jetted over to Cancun, Mexico for the sole purpose of exploring the massive architectural complex of Mayan ruins that is Chichen Itza! In my mind, Chichen Itza consisted of one major step pyramid, with a…

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