Before I chose to use this blog to post my photography, it was intended to host tale of my travels and explorations (hence the name). While digging through old photos, I came across this small set featuring a cultural mystery that’s perplexed me for a decade. A little background– in 2007 I was serving in […]Read more "A Cultural Mystery: Symbols from Iraq"
On my last road trip through Montana I visited the well-known ghost town of Bannack. In keeping with tradition, I wanted to visit another out of the way gem. Fortunately, the ghost town of Garnet was not far from my path (recently made famous by this ad looking for volunteer rangers), and the warm month […]Read more "Ghost Town: Exploring Garnet, Montana"
I passed through Hammond, MT in May 2015, on the way to a wedding in Michigan. Hammond is an unincorporated area in southeast Montana, on the 212 from Broadus to Wyoming. The “town” consists of three abandoned ruins decaying in the hot sun and prairie winds, and one brand new post office that seems startlingly […]Read more "Ghost Town: Hammond, Montana"
Have you ever wanted to see a map of everywhere you’ve been? Ever wanted to remember a place you visited, or link photos to the places they were taken? Google recently unveiled Timeline, a feature that records and lists everywhere your Google Account has logged into the system. Accounts linked to cellular phones, laptops, and […]Read more "Tracking Your Trips With Google Timeline"
Fort Casey Fort Casey hardly counts as a forgotten place since it’s one of the highlights of summer camping in the NW. Still, it’s a very interesting place for exploring and photography, and full of local history. I’ve been there many times, but my first real journey with the camera was in July 2014. I […]Read more "Endicott Fortifications of the NW: Fort Casey."