Capturing the CAPE #CAPE OUTSIDE


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.

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.

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...

It was the last day of March and the weather was breezy, a tad chilly, but sunny - an almost perfect day for photography and some local nature.

Twilight is one of my favorite times of the day for photography - trying to capture the atmospheric feel of the blue and pink sky covering downtown Cape.

Dressed in my winter's warmest, I headed out into the icy snowfall on Saturday to capture photographs of the winter storm that was blanketing downtown Cape. I lasted outside in the biting wind for..

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and...