sometimes those who wander are lost

While my inner GPS appears to be damaged in the greater context of geographical space, it has nonetheless lead me to discover new places in both familiar and new settings. Navigating in this world with utmost spite and disregard to the little blue arrow on my smart phone gives me the opportunity to see the ordinary, every day sights from an unexpected perspective. I approach photography and writing with that same sense of discovery, bringing a unique point of view to all my encounters. And in case you are wondering, yes, I always reach my destination – but never the same way twice.

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Calling All Bears – Smoky Mountain Discoveries

This was to be one of many such encounters as Barry and I wandered through Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Inching forward at 10 miles an hour along the 11-mile conveyor belt loop circumnavigating the broad valley, you are guaranteed to see wildlife if you peer beyond the bumper-to-bumper line of cars.

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Moonshine in the Dark Corner

October 21, 2016 South Carolina, Upstate 0 Comments

The rivers and tributaries of the Carolinas were the powerhouses behind the once thriving textile industry; they were also the means to accessing fresh water that kept the illicit liquor supplies flowing through these hills.

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Honky Tonk Confessions

It might have been the rousing vodka soaked night of dancing on the sticky floor, or it could have been the spirit of Hank Williams sitting in a dark corner in the back of the bar below faded autographed snapshots of county legends.

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sparkleberry swamp

Please Don’t Feed the Alligators

September 15, 2016 Kayak, South Carolina, Swamp 1 Comment

An over correction almost tips me into the opaque black water. I’m sure the alligator I nearly knocked over the head with my…

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Adipiscing Mollis Inceptos

October 15, 2014 photography, Restaurant 0 Comments

Fusce dapibus, tellus ac cursus commodo, tortor mauris condimentum nibh, ut fermentum massa justo sit amet. Vivamus sagittis lacus vel augue…

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Adipiscing Mollis Inceptos

October 15, 2014 photography, Restaurant 0 Comments

Fusce dapibus, tellus ac cursus commodo, tortor mauris condimentum nibh, ut fermentum massa justo sit amet. Vivamus sagittis lacus vel augue…

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