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

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..

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.