Capturing the CAPE


I moved to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in April 2018, after living in Washington, D.C. for many years. This is an online journal capturing thoughts about life in this small river city.

Downtown Cape has many beautiful buildings especially on Broadway Street.

Capturing street corners in downtown Cape. “I walk, I look, I see, I stop, I photograph.”

An early morning bike ride is a perfect way to begin the day, especially when a river, a sunrise, and a beautiful bridge...

Because of the high river and closing of the floodgates, the scheduled...

Fluffy cumulus clouds often hang out in the blue sky above downtown Cape.

People are interesting, simple, complicated, beautiful, unique and one of my favorite subjects to photograph -

Ivers Square is a beautiful space in downtown Cape that was renamed in 2017 to honor James Ivers..

Mornings feel peaceful in downtown Cape as the river city wakes up. It was a clear, crisp morning...

Another year and another set of interesting sculptures on..

The last few days here on the Cape have been unseasonably pleasant with the cool air seeping into my flat...

The Boardman Pavilion is where flea markets and classic auto shows are held and folks meet up for..

Peace Park was created by the First Presbyterian Church as a space for everyone - to reflect, pray or just..