Battleship Texas

The BattleShip Texas, located at the San Jacinto Battlegrounds near Houston Texas, was first launched in 1912 and commissioned USS Texas on March 12, 1914. At that time she was the most powerful weapon in the world. She saw action in both World Wars including the...

Lake in the Wichita Mountains

This is one of the 13 lakes in the Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge taken just after sunset. There is just the last bit of color in the clouds. The mountains in the background along with the granite rocks in the foreground make a nice scene here.  This area...

Horseshoe Bend in Arizona

One of the main reasons I made my recent trip to Arizona and Utah was to see Horseshoe Bend.  I’ve seen it in photographs for years but actually seeing it in person is a totally different experience. It is so much bigger than I had imagined. From the top edge of...

Sunrise in Monument Valley

After driving for 17 plus hours straight through from Texas to Monument Valley in Utah/Arizona and arriving at 4:00am, I did a little shooting at night then found a spot to park my truck out of the way.  I got settled in and took about an hour and a half long nap in...