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Creating Beautiful Tomorrows – Afton Villa Gardens and Ruins

A St. Francisville Treasure Living in Louisiana for 12 years, I loved photographing all its beautiful places.  Afton Villa Gardens is certainly on that list.  I always put off going until the azaleas were blooming. I didn’t know what I...

blue hole; swim; swimming; diving; jumping; water; blue; santa rosa; new mexico; scuba; diver

The Blue Hole of Santa Rosa – A Scuba Diver’s Oasis

A Watery Oasis in the High Desert Great big surprises can come in small packages.  The Blue Hole is one of those surprises.  Mid-way between Albuquerque and Amarillo in the town of Santa Rosa, NM, a natural spring fed lake...

fire, guild, baton rouge, louisiana, levee, mississippi river, artist, entertainment, color, light

Playing With Fire – Baton Rouge Fire Guild

Practice Makes Perfect Friday nights on the Baton Rouge levee are flaming hot!  No, not the temperature (well, yes it can be.) The flames and colors are the Baton Rouge Fire Guild practicing their artistry.  The group of young local...

sculpture; louisiana; chauvin; garden; kenny hill; angel; religious; concrete, lighthouse, music, artist, suffering

Chauvin Sculpture Garden – An Artist’s Journey

Suffering and Solitude One of my favorite resources to find unusual and eclectic places to visit is Atlas Obscura.  They search the globe for places that piqué the curiosity.  The Chauvin Sculpture Garden in Chauvin, Louisiana.  Chauvin is on Bayou...

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