Williamsburg, VA – A Photoblog

Say the word “Williamsburg” and you may automatically think of historical treasures, museums, and “Colonial Williamsburg”.  It is all of this and much more.  That said, today I am only highlighting the college town of Williamsburg, given we just dropped off my oldest son there for his first year of college. The beautiful College of William and Mary makes Williamsburg its home.  It was chartered on February 8, 1693, by King William III and Queen Mary II of England.  It is the second oldest institution of higher learning in the United States,… Read More

Exploring the Icefields Parkway – Alberta, Canada

Traveling to Calgary, particularly Banff and Lake Louise, has always been a dream of mine. Anyone who’s ever seen photos of this destination understands exactly what I’m talking about.  The soaring Canadian Rocky Mountains with their steep slopes and jagged edges, the greens and blues of the lakes and rivers!  Please see below. Photo credit: Banff & Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography   That said, the photos I share now may not have many vibrant blue or green shades.  Instead of visiting during the summer when the colors are most… Read More