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.

Remembering those who died so we can stay free. They gave everything.

As I was strolling along the 100 block of Main Street in downtown, I happened to peek..

They say April showers bring.. well you know the rest. And the rains...

It moves quickly with intensity as it pushes south towards the gulf, bloated from the all the spring rain. The Mississippi River at Cape has been..

SEMO's main campus has beautiful rolling hills while its river campus has spectacular views of the Mississippi. Two picturesque spaces..

Faces Not Forgotten: A powerful exhibition recently on display at the Catapult Creative House in downtown Cape.

They say color makes people feel a certain way which is probably why green is my favorite - it echoes warmth and calmness.

I recently went over to the Crisp Museum at the SEMO river campus to view "The Annual Juried Student Exhibition". Such a rich display..

There's like three weeks when spring leisurely unfolds with flowers and trees blooming at different times, slowly brightening up the outside with shades of white, yellow, pink, orange, red and..

It was one year ago today that I moved into my studio flat in downtown Cape Girardeau - it seems like almost yesterday. Time does fly the older you get.

My cousin shared the book This House, This Town with me and the first thing I noticed was the large red house on the cover. This house is right around the corner..

Two classic rides seen around downtown Cape - a fire engine red convertible and a meadow green classic pick-up. A 1949 Willie's Jeepster moving along Water Street -