Sand Dune Sunset

Death Valley, California After looking at routes out of Las Vegas back to Washington State, I decided to drive through Death Valley. I'd never been there before, and I wanted to visit - very briefly - the hottest place on earth. Stepping out of my car to take pictures was like stepping into a furnace. …

Lost and Found

My dad used to drive this tractor around his own father's farm in the mid-1950's. During the Reagan years it was auctioned off as he, along with so many other Minnesota farmers, lost land that had been in the family for generations. Several months ago, my dad happened upon it again at another auction. That …

Dubrovnik Panorama

It's not that scary riding in a tiny cable car packed with 30 strangers, elbowing you as they vie for the best cabin position. So what if the cable car didn't operate earlier in the day because the winds were too strong? It's only 2,500 feet above Dubrovnik. You'll be totally fine!

First Double-Page Spread!

Thanks to Bellingham-based Southside Living for publishing my first article about travel photography! Text If you were in a position to sell your home, car, and other possessions to finance a dream, where would you go? Last year, I quit my corporate job and booked a one-way ticket to Ireland. My dream was to rent a …