Carnival 2018

A collection of photos (and the occasional gif!) from various parades during the pre-Mardi Gras* revelry in January-February 2018. I… Read more Carnival 2018

Mardi Gras Indians

The Mardi Gras Indian tradition has been one of the more interesting (and aesthetically pleasing!) parts of New Orleans culture… Read more Mardi Gras Indians

Marches & Movements

Images from the Friday, June 5 New Orleans Workers Group/Southern Solidarity/Black Lives Matter rally in Jackson Square. People were clearly… Read more Marches & Movements

Mardi Gras Day 2018

When Mardi Gras Day finally came around, I did the only sensible thing a remote employee (whose job doesn’t treat… Read more Mardi Gras Day 2018

Curaçao 2017

I took a dive trip to the island of Curaçao in December 2017. I split my time between a hostel… Read more Curaçao 2017

Avery Island (Tabasco Tour + Jungle Gardens)

I visited Avery Island– the home of Tabasco Sauce– with Sam and Marjorie on a warm June Tuesday and did… Read more Avery Island (Tabasco Tour + Jungle Gardens)

Arkansas Mini-Adventure

When your brother’s band is playing a show in Jonesboro, Arkansas on his 30th birthday, and you’ve collectively developed a… Read more Arkansas Mini-Adventure

Mexico City Street Art

And to put a bow on this Mexico trip, here are some photos of the abundant street art I happened… Read more Mexico City Street Art

Mexico City: “The Lacuna” Experience

I’m the only one *I* know who’s watched Matthew Weiner’s Amazon Prime show the Romanoffs (I stan Mad Men and Russian things, what… Read more Mexico City: “The Lacuna” Experience

Mexico 2019: Teotihuacan

A visit to the ancient city of Teotihuacan struck me as a non-negotiable daytrip during my stay in Mexico City.… Read more Mexico 2019: Teotihuacan

Mexico City: Days 2 & 3

My second and third days in Mexico City found my stay encroaching closer and closer on Easter Weekend, which many… Read more Mexico City: Days 2 & 3

Mexico City: Day 1

Mexico City was such a delight. While there are a number of city bike options available (I was actually sure… Read more Mexico City: Day 1

Mexico 2019: Cozumel & Tulum

After letting five of my vacation days go to waste last year I said, “Never again!” I keep dreaming of… Read more Mexico 2019: Cozumel & Tulum

Bayou Coquille

Bayou Coquille is one of the easily accessible walking trails in the Barataria Preserve at Jean Lafitte National Park. Most… Read more Bayou Coquille

Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

I’d just voted in Louisiana’s primary on October 12, 2019 and was ‘makin’ groceries’ (as the saying goes around here)… Read more Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

The Claiborne Corridor

Claiborne Avenue, one of the main river-tracking thoroughfares of New Orleans, is a memorable area of the city– especially the… Read more The Claiborne Corridor

Around Canal Street

Some shots from Canal Street on a lovely July day. Also check out the time lapse I took on the… Read more Around Canal Street

The Times-Picayune Building Comes Down

The Times-Picayune building was built in 1968 as the headquarters and printing facility for New Orleans’ preeminent news source, formed… Read more The Times-Picayune Building Comes Down

Street Scenes

Some things I’ve seen in New Orleans. Latest batch (added December 2019): (If it seems like there’s an unusual focus… Read more Street Scenes

Steubenville, Ohio (October 1-2, 2017)

I kicked off my road trip (well… Part Two thereof. Click here for Part One.) on October 1 from Charlottesville,… Read more Steubenville, Ohio (October 1-2, 2017)

Michigan (October 2-6, 2017)

From Steubenville it was a four-and-a-half hour shot Northwest around Lake Erie to spend a series of days in Michigan:… Read more Michigan (October 2-6, 2017)

Chicago Marathon (October 8, 2017)

The timing worked out perfectly for me to pass through Chicago as another dear old friend (the sister of the… Read more Chicago Marathon (October 8, 2017)

Wisconsin & Minnesota (October 8-13, 2017)

My mom is from Minnesota and there’s a cabin on a lake in Osceola, Wisconsin she’s been going to with… Read more Wisconsin & Minnesota (October 8-13, 2017)

South Dakota (October 13-15, 2017)

When I departed my aunt and uncle’s house in Annandale, Minnesota late on Friday, October 13 it began a stretch… Read more South Dakota (October 13-15, 2017)

Wyoming (October 15-17, 2017)

We crossed into Wyoming with enough daylight for me to get a sunset time lapse at Devil’s Tower before stopping… Read more Wyoming (October 15-17, 2017)

Bozeman, Montana (October 17-20, 2017)

I referenced Steinbeck’s Travels With Charley at the end of my last post– my mom had gifted me the book before… Read more Bozeman, Montana (October 17-20, 2017)

National Bison Range (October 21, 2017)

I stayed the night of Friday October 20 at an Airbnb in a small town outside Missoula, Montana called Lolo.… Read more National Bison Range (October 21, 2017)

Glacier National Park (October 21, 2017)

As I mentioned at the end of my Bison Range post, Glacier National Park was one of the stops on the… Read more Glacier National Park (October 21, 2017)

Whitefish, Montana & Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (October 21-22, 2017)

After my quick visit to Glacier National Park I had one of the more entertaining AirBnB stays of my journey.… Read more Whitefish, Montana & Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (October 21-22, 2017)

Spokane, Washington & Portland, Oregon (October 22-25, 2017)

Spokane is a quick hop across the Idaho/Washington border from Coeur d’Alene, so when I wrapped up my workday in… Read more Spokane, Washington & Portland, Oregon (October 22-25, 2017)

Tillamook & the Oregon Coast (October 26-28, 2017)

And finally, it was time for me to reach the Pacific. On my way out of Portland I caught faint… Read more Tillamook & the Oregon Coast (October 26-28, 2017)

Seattle, Washington (October 28 – November 1, 2017)

While I’d found myself wanting a companion in Portland, I found it easy to pass the time alone in Seattle… Read more Seattle, Washington (October 28 – November 1, 2017)

Vancouver, British Columbia (November 1-5, 2017 + August 2018)

After Seattle came another of the most anticipated legs of my journey: crossing the border and making the trip an… Read more Vancouver, British Columbia (November 1-5, 2017 + August 2018)

British Columbia (November 5-9, 2017)

It’s really unfair that I’ve chosen to cram all of this wonderment I experienced in British Columbia into a single… Read more British Columbia (November 5-9, 2017)

Washington, Idaho, & Utah (November 9 – 11, 2017)

From BC, I spent a night in Spokane, Washington; a night in Parma, Idaho; and a night in Salt Lake… Read more Washington, Idaho, & Utah (November 9 – 11, 2017)

Salt Lake City & Canyonlands (November 12, 2017)

I grabbed a quick coffee and took Ollie on a walk around the capitol building in Salt Lake City before… Read more Salt Lake City & Canyonlands (November 12, 2017)

Arches National Park (November 13, 2017)

The day after my visit to Canyonlands I was treated to another dose of Utah National Park/Wild West goodness with… Read more Arches National Park (November 13, 2017)

End of the Road Trip (Late November 2017)

The last bit of my trip seemed to have seen me a little burnt out on the photo taking front.… Read more End of the Road Trip (Late November 2017)


I documented a few years ago the odyssey by which I came into possession of my dad’s Pentax 35mm camera… Read more 35mm

Wisconsin (July 31-August 3, 2019)

I’ve waxed poetic about the lake in Wisconsin before, so I’ll skip that and proceed with the pics this time.… Read more Wisconsin (July 31-August 3, 2019)

Philadelphia & Jersey City (August 4-5, 2019)

I’d left my car packed and ready at a BWI-adjacent lot before flying to Minneapolis for my brief Wisconsin visit,… Read more Philadelphia & Jersey City (August 4-5, 2019)

Natural Bridge, Virginia

I lived in Virginia for nearly a decade, collectively, with many of those years spent in Charlottesville, a town just… Read more Natural Bridge, Virginia

Carnival 2020

Some things from Carnival 2020

Newburyport, Massachusetts & Portland, Maine (August 6, 2019)

Sam and I departed Jersey City together the evening of August 5. I left her at a random Dunkin’ Donuts… Read more Newburyport, Massachusetts & Portland, Maine (August 6, 2019)

Acadia National Park (August 6 & 7, 2019)

I arrived at Acadia National Park early in the afternoon on August 6, with time to do the quick hike… Read more Acadia National Park (August 6 & 7, 2019)

New Brunswick & Nova Scotia (August 7 & 8, 2019)

From Acadia National Park I inched my way across the Canadian border, through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, to my… Read more New Brunswick & Nova Scotia (August 7 & 8, 2019)

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (August 8-10, 2019)

So the ultimate purpose behind my sojourn up north was the wedding of one of my oldest and dearest friends,… Read more Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (August 8-10, 2019)

The Cabot Trail (August 10 & 11, 2019)

As promised: following my dear friend’s wedding at Grand Narrows, the happy couple graciously invited us to join them for… Read more The Cabot Trail (August 10 & 11, 2019)

The Empty City: a Quarantine Photo-Journal

Jump to: Month One: Pre-Quarantine Week | Quarantine: Week One | Quarantine: Week Two | Quarantine: Week Three | Quarantine: Week Four | Quarantine:… Read more The Empty City: a Quarantine Photo-Journal

Delacroix & Shell Beach

I looked at the map of Louisiana– said to be losing its distinguishable boot shape (though perhaps not to the… Read more Delacroix & Shell Beach

Houma & Back

In January and February 2020 I found myself taking the hour-long trek southwest to Houma to shoot portraits at a… Read more Houma & Back

Carnival 2021

What’s there to say about Carnival 2021? Remembering the repercussions of an entire season of Mardi Gras-oriented superspreader events last… Read more Carnival 2021

Caddo Lake State Park (April 11, 2021)

A few happenings all coincided in such a way that I was inspired to plan a road trip for the… Read more Caddo Lake State Park (April 11, 2021)

Oklahoma (April 12-13, 2021)

From Caddo Lake State Park I shot up to what struck me as the perfect roadside attraction to serve as… Read more Oklahoma (April 12-13, 2021)

Amarillo & the Texas Panhandle (April 13-15, 2021)

The change on Route 66 from Oklahoma to Texas was noticeable. There was certainly a feeling of abandonment and desolation… Read more Amarillo & the Texas Panhandle (April 13-15, 2021)

Palo Duro Canyon State Park (April 14, 2021)

Just half an hour south of Amarillo is a real delight of a state park at Palo Duro Canyon, in… Read more Palo Duro Canyon State Park (April 14, 2021)

Eastern New Mexico (April 15, 2021)

The next leg of my trip– from Amarillo to Tucumcari– clocks in at under 2 hours if you go directly… Read more Eastern New Mexico (April 15, 2021)

Tucumcari (April 15, 2021)

As I mentioned in my Eastern New Mexico post, the trek from Amarillo to Tucumcari wasn’t particularly lengthy, and theoretically… Read more Tucumcari (April 15, 2021)

Tucumcari to Albuquerque (April 16, 2021)

Because I’d detoured through Portales upon crossing into New Mexico, it wasn’t until I left Tucumcari for Albuquerque that I… Read more Tucumcari to Albuquerque (April 16, 2021)

La Luz Trail Hike (April 16, 2021)

I rounded out the trip to Albuquerque with an abbreviated excursion of the La Luz Trail in the Sandia Mountains,… Read more La Luz Trail Hike (April 16, 2021)

Albuquerque (April 17, 2021)

Albuquerque was a place for chores! Your humble narrator had laundry! The Econolodge had no machines (nor hot breakfast, which… Read more Albuquerque (April 17, 2021)

Albuquerque to Flagstaff (April 18, 2021)

As I reviewed my photos from the theoretically-just-shy-of-five-hour trek from Albuquerque and Flagstaff, nearly evenly divided between western New Mexico… Read more Albuquerque to Flagstaff (April 18, 2021)

Flagstaff (April 19, 2021)

Flagstaff marked the end of my journey along Route 66– from there I cut south to Yuma, and ultimately Los… Read more Flagstaff (April 19, 2021)

Yuma & Road To (April 20-21, 2021)

I deviated from Old Route 66 on April 20th, when I headed from Flagstaff to Yuma (per the directions of… Read more Yuma & Road To (April 20-21, 2021)

Los Algodones, Mexico (April 21, 2021)

So, the post you’ve all been waiting for: my daring trek across the Mexican border for dental work. Back in… Read more Los Algodones, Mexico (April 21, 2021)

Tucson & Southern Arizona (April 22-23, 2021)

There was a bit of bittersweetness as I departed from Yuma: the trip had found a midpoint of sorts and… Read more Tucson & Southern Arizona (April 22-23, 2021)

Organ Mountains & the Road to Marfa (April 23-24, 2021)

A neighbor at El Pais Motel in Tucson made a point of mentioning how much she’d loved visiting White Sands,… Read more Organ Mountains & the Road to Marfa (April 23-24, 2021)

Marfa (April 24-25, 2021)

The little Texan town of Marfa was on my radar, if for no other reason, than because the quirky standalone… Read more Marfa (April 24-25, 2021)

Hurricane Ida

Here’s a selection of pictures I took from Friday, August 27 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021, documenting the before, during,… Read more Hurricane Ida

After Ida

Well, it’s been a weird couple months. Hurricane Ida came through right around two months ago, but you’d be forgiven… Read more After Ida

Pointe-Aux-Chenes Post-Ida

I’ve done posts about the Hurricane Ida as well as After Ida experience in New Orleans, but I also had… Read more Pointe-Aux-Chenes Post-Ida

San Antonio (April 25-26, 2021)

From Marfa to San Antonio it was another scenic drive with staticky radio stations along Route 90, through the photo-stop-worthy… Read more San Antonio (April 25-26, 2021)

Memphis (February 7-9, 2022)

After living in the Treme for four very full and fulfilling years my restlessness (and desire/need for more work space)… Read more Memphis (February 7-9, 2022)