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.

Using downtown Cape as a canvas, I spent a few days capturing photographs with my camera set on color sketch mode. Cape G. never looked more brushed.

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..

Indian Park sits quietly on the corner of S. Lorimier and William streets in downtown Cape, just a few blocks up from the river. It's rare when I walk by and I see people enjoying..

A bluejay perched in a tree caught my attention as I was out basking in the warm and sunny January afternoon. I was down by the SEMO River Campus, and without the leaves on the winter trees,

When I made the decision to move from Washington, DC to Cape Girardeau, Missouri this year, I knew that downtown was where I wanted to live.

Forget a kiss under the mistletoe or a present under the tree - all I want for Christmas is to enjoy some of my favorite "foodie" things.

SOHO is a neighborhood in New York City that derives its acronym from being located South of Houston Street.

Irish Santas, Fishing Santas, Cowboy Santas, Football Santas. Even a Romantic Santa. All on display at at the festive Christmas window..

I think I'll go down to the river to sit and think for awhile. Maybe skip stones across the water or stroll along a riverfront mile.

I like to grab my camera and just walk around downtown Cape looking for interesting subjects to capture. Nothing in particular, just what catches my interest.

An early snow or is it? This is my first autumn living in downtown Cape Girardeau so I don't know if this is unusual or not - I could look it up but why?

Since moving to Cape Girardeau earlier this year, I have learned quite a bit about both the city and the state of Missouri's history, specifically the Civil War.