72 hours in Panama City

I went to Panama City Beach with my best friend the weekend before last. i took my camera with me. i even brought it into the beach house. but i didn’t use it, not once. Some of these images were shot with either my iphone or my ipad. The shots of the crab were taken…

the first celebration of Mardi Gras was in Alabama?!?

After living in Alabama for 20 years, i still can’t associate Alabama & Mardi Gras together. I mean, Mardi Gras is New Orleans, right? Wrong!The first celebration of Mardi Gras in the United States was celebrated in Mobile, Alabama, the year was 1703….fifteen years before the birth of New Orleans!! Mobile was the first capital…

my private battle with depression

the glass is half empty. i remind myself there are different ways to see, not look, but see. my first thought i had while i was editing this photograph, was how alone the tree is. there was no other tree within sight of it. this tree stands out & apart. depressing…BUT, is it? this tree…