Railroad Sounds

For something new I tried combining images, something new to me. I wanted to make a visual representation of the sound and feeling a steam train makes. Representing the sound of a steam train in orange-rust color, lines, and texture to convey, energy and movement. The rust from a train car is used to...

Morning Coffee

12 degrees below zero Fahrenheit is a chilly temperature that calls for a warm cup of coffee. The bitter cold is a good reason to take some extra time and enjoy a delicious, hot beverage. The comforting warmth and rich flavor of a freshly brewed coffee can help to chase away the chill and...

Everywhere A Sign

Everywhere a sign, here’s mine. I started volunteering with our local chapter of the Ice Age Trail Alliance in 2019. About 6 months before the nasty C word shut everything down. After many years of hiking and camping many different areas, it feels good to help preserve, protect and improve a trail system so...

Christmas Card Town

An assortment of pictures taken in Elkhorn, Wisconsin during or near Christmas Day over several years, including some that have undergone digital modifications. Elkhorn is affectionately known as the “Christmas Card Town”. Information gathered from the city website mentions: The City known as the “Christmas Card Town” was annually celebrated through oil paintings by...

Urban Vines

I took a few hours to walk around town and explore. I walked past the giant columns of the First National Bank façade and into a courtyard to find these great vines and masonry details. The park provides a simple and quiet escape for those looking for peace and reflection. The overgrown vines and peaceful...