Out For A Sail

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The Holland Pier

The pier overlooking Lake Michigan in Holland, Michigan.

Holland Pier

A Secret Gate

“Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate
And though I oft have passed them by
A day will come at last when I
Shall take the hidden paths that run
West of the Moon, East of the Sun.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien

A Secret Gate


Japanese Tea Garden

The Japanese Tea Garden at Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva, Illinois.

Japanese Tea Garden at Fabyan Art

Blue Moon Over Cedar Key

Blue Moon Over Cedar Key

Once in a blue moon over Cedar Key, Florida.

A Walk on the Lakefront

An impressionistic walk along Chicago’s lakefront.  Painted in Corel.


Landscape of Fantasy and Dreams

A colorful scene of sun, mountains, desert, foliage, and waterfalls — a landscape of fantasy and dreams.


The Shroud of the City

Fog envelopes the Chicago lakefront.


Princess on the Lake

A young woman in a striking orange gown celebrating her Quinceañera on Chicago’s lakefront.


Chicago Skyline on Foggy Day

Taken at the Museum Campus Park in Chicago and processed in Corel.


Above Peggy Sue’s

Communication from a bygone era at Peggy Sue’s Diner in Chesterton, Indiana.


A Walk to the Light

Walking to the light at Bliss Woods in Sugar Grove, Illinois.


Ye Olde Winter Barn


The old red winter barn at LeRoy Oakes Nature Preserve in St. Charles, Illinois.

Shapes of Nature

The clouds meet the mountains on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, North Carolina.


Falls Park on the Reedy

Falls Park on the Reedy River in downtown Greenville, South Carolina — nature in the city.


Blues and Berries

A red bouquet of berries from the mountain ash trees dot the Blue Ridge Mountains at Craggy Gardens, in Asheville, North Carolina.


A Dappled Path

Morning light streams through the trees at Bliss Woods, in Sugar Grove, Illinois.


The Chicago River at Night

Artistic rendering of the Chicago River at night.


Autumn’s Aperture

Summer’s end marks autumn’s impending arrival, as evidenced by the changing colors of the trees.

Autumn's Aperture

Greeting the Fog

Distant trees pierce through the landscape to greet the fog.

Trees in the Fog Art

Existentialist Beach Reading

Summer beach reading for the philosopher.

Existentialist Beach Reading

Out For a Ride

This little bird found comfort and refuge riding the back of the horse.

Going Out for a Ride

Summer Cool

Summer — warmth, groovy times, friends, music, art.

Summer Cool

Green Veil of Summer

Green summer foliage envelopes the wooden bridge at St. James Farm in Warrenville, Illinois.

Bridge at Summer

Find Your Silver Lining

In the midst of storms, find your silver lining.

The Silver Lining

Hotel Connor

The façade of the historic Hotel Connor in Jerome, Arizona, built in 1898 with an interesting past.

Hotel Connor Art


An American woman feeds the Canada geese on the Fox River — true interspecies harmony.


Dairyland Motel

Dairyland Motel

The old neon sign announces the aptly named Dairyland Motel in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.


The Rural Sunrise

Artistic rendering of the barn at Peck Farm in Geneva, Illinois.

The Rural Sunrise

The Road to the Barn

The Road to the Barn Painting

Peck Farm Park in Geneva, Illinois.

The Golden Train of Time

“Time is a kindly god.” ~ Sophocles

The Golden Train of Train

The Focused Photographer

Crouched behind a maze of math, the focused photographer intently captures his object of desire.

Photo taken at Cantigny Park in Wheaton, Illinois.

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Tangled Branches

A web of overhead tangled tree branches reflect in the puddle of rain.

Tree Reflections

Mandala Kaleidoscope

Little Angel in Love

Found on a pier in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Little Angel in Love

Winter Grandeur

The first snow of the season blankets St. James Farm in Warrenville, Illinois.

Winter Grandeur Art.jpg

A Weathered Hand

The passage of time, marked by the weathered, leathery hand of a fallen oak leaf.

The Weathered Hand of a Leaf

The Enchanted Forest

Sometimes we all need to go back in time and follow our dreams…..

The Enchanted Forest Artistic

Autumn Foliage at St. James

Fall colors reflect in the lake at St. James Farm in Warrenville, Illinois.

Lake at St. James Farm

Autumn Cityscape

The city sporting an autumn hue.

Autumn Cityscape Painting

A Perfect Fall Afternoon

A lovely fall afternoon at Bliss Woods in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

A Perfect Fall Afternoon

Fall Fusion

Maisy blends in with the golden colors of fall.

Blending in with Fall

Tied to the Ocean

“We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came.”

~ John F. Kennedy

Tied to the Ocean

Serene Waters

A peaceful evening on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The Lapping Surf

The Bridge to Biloxi

The bridge connecting Ocean Springs to Biloxi, MS. The bridge is new, post Hurricane Katrina, after the old bridge was completely destroyed.

The Bridge to Biloxi

Sunset Over the Gulf

Artistic rendering of the end of another beautiful day on the Gulf Coast.

Sunset on the Gulf Impressions

Where Nature Meets

The sea and sky meet at Davis Bayou, Gulf Islands National Seashore, in Ocean Springs, MS.

Davis Bayou

Down Around Biloxi

Striking view of the Gulf Coast waters, pier, and sky of Biloxi, Mississippi, after a thunderstorm.

Down Around Biloxi Artistic

A Walk to the Water

The magical waters of Lake Superior beckon. Photo taken in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Walk to the Water Art

Red Barn & White Horse

Country living at its finest.

Photo taken at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles, Illinois.

Country Life

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