Capturing the CAPE

I moved to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in April 2018, after living in Washington, D.C. for many years. This is my online journal capturing photographs and life in this beautiful river city. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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 -

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.

Just a simple post with a few comments about birds and words that I have seen around downtown Cape in the last few weeks - with some spring trees thrown in.

When someone asks me what they should do when in downtown Cape, I always suggest the Missouri Wall of Fame painted on the flood wall near the intersection of Water...

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.

After a stormy and raining Saturday morning, I went down to the Mississippi river and walked into a misty fog blanketing the water - like a scene from The Phantom of the Opera.

It's important to support young artists - I think creating art is a wonderful way for children to express themselves and build their self-confidence. So when I heard..

It's 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning and I hear church bells ringing. One of the first things I noticed when I moved to Cape was the number of churches - beautiful churches - located in downtown.

I'm was strolling by the Commons Pleas Courthouse a while back and looked up the hill to see hammocks hanging between the bare trees. I smiled at first just because...