My New Favorite Tea Mugs

Remember back in June when I want on an amazing trip to Svlabard?  Part of the fun of trips like this are the people you meet.

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One day on the ship I noticed this little table set up in the ‘lobby’ area with china tea cups and business cards. Continue reading “My New Favorite Tea Mugs”

Chicago Pedway Tour

Last week I played a little hooky and went downtown to go on one of the free Pedway Tours offered by Chicago Elevated.

Last week I played a little hooky and went downtown to go on one of the free Pedway Tours offered by Chicago Elevated.

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Margaret shows us one of the only Pedway maps around.

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Arctic Adventure Exhibit & Presentation

Would you like to see some of my images from the Arctic in person?  Would you like to hear about the trip first hand? Continue reading “Arctic Adventure Exhibit & Presentation”

Finding Your Artist Voice Retreat Recap

I’m back from an amazing week in the South of France with Karen Hutton and her Finding Your Artist Voice Photography Retreat.

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Arctic Adventure In The Svalbard Islands

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Image by Ron Clifford

Read more about my Arctic Adventure!

Honored to be a guest blogger for Ugo Cei Photography.

Arctic Adventure In The Svalbard Islands

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

What do you do when your mentor is telling you about this amazing, once in a lifetime adventure he’s going on when he says, “you should go!”?  If you’re me, you immediately start looking at the dates, air fare and if it’s at all possible to make it happen. Then you make it happen.

That’s how it all started, me going to the Arctic on a scientific explorer ship for a photography symposium. Up until then I had never heard of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Situated north of mainland Europe, it is about midway between continental Norway and the North Pole.  I highly recommend it!

Read the full story here:  Arctic Adventure In The Svalbard Islands

Is there something about the trip you’d like to hear about? Questions?  Please ask in the comments below!