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. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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...

After a couple of frigid days in the low teens, the weather took an upward turn towards the sixties last weekend. Since it had been so cold, it probably felt warmer than it really was outside.

When I saw Spider-Man hanging out on Water Street in downtown Cape, I knew I had to capture some photographs of the superhero.

Did you ever dream about being a bartender? Then head over to 21 Taps, a new pub in downtown Cape, where you can get a taste of bartending...

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..