My Photographic Journey Around America

Archive for December, 2015

Hopi House

This is one of my favorite buildings at Grand Canyon. Hopi House was designed by the great architect Mary Coulter.



Rhyolite Bank

This is the old bank building in the ghost town of Rhyolite, near Death Valley, California.


Ghost Train

This awesome rail car is sitting in Rhyolite, a mining ghost town just outside of Death Valley National Park in California.


The Open Road

This is what my view is like most of the time. This is the road to Death Valley in California.


Waves of Color

This is looking out from Yavapai Point in Grand Canyon National Park. Sunsets have been pretty amazing here this year.


Arizona Sunset

Another spectacular sunset out here near Grand Canyon in Arizona.


Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone around the world. This is the lovely fireplace at the historic El Tovar Hotel in Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.


Gingerbread House

This very cool gingerbread house was at the El Tovar Dining Room in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.


Happy Holidays From Bryce Canyon

This little guy was impossible to resist on the rim of Bryce Canyon in Utah. Happy Holidays everyone.


Red Rock Canyon

This is beautiful Red Rock Canyon in Dixie National Forest in Utah.


Orange on White

This is an amazing contrast of the bright orange hoodoos of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah and the white snow that surrounds them.


Bryce Winter Sunrise

This is the sun shining down on snowy Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.



Winter Dawn at Bryce Canyon

IMG_4646This is just at dawn in very cold and snowy Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.


Utah Sunset

This beautiful sunset was somewhere along Utah Route 9, just east of Zion National Park.


California Dreaming

Sometimes when I’m far from the coast, somewhere cold and dark, I¬†dream of the palm trees and the beach and the sun setting into the ocean. This is Venice Beach, California.


Venice Colors

Venice Beach, California is a colorful place. I liked these trees as the sun was going down.


Venice Beach Skate Park

The skate park in Venice Beach, California is always a cool place to hang out.


Gaslamp Quarter

This is the lovely Gaslamp Quarter in San Diego, California.


HMS Surprise

This is the beautiful HMS Surprise, an exact replica of an 18th century Royal Navy frigate. It can be found at the Maritime Museum in San Diego, California.


La Jolla Lifeguard Tower

What a beautiful day it was overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, California.