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.

Besides cooler weather, one thing about autumn that I'm looking forward to is putting my birkies in storage and...

As I headed down to the Cape Riverfront Park on Sunday morning, I came upon the annual River Tales Classic Car show being held downtown. I immediately...

Remnants of tropical storm Gordon whimpered through Cape over the weekend, with less rain and wind that was in the forecast.

There is an abandoned car wash located on the corner of Themis and Middle Streets in downtown Cape. I was a little curious...

When it comes to flowers, spring gets all the attention, and it makes sense. After a long, cold winter of frozen lawns and bare trees, spring flowers are...

My river folk photo journal continues - snapping pictures of people being themselves at the riverfront in downtown Cape.

Walking down Main Street, I saw four jeeps parked in a row and had to snap a few photos. The owners showed up and turns out...

I don't often photograph in black and white because of two reasons. One, I love color. And second, capturing a nostalgic, timeless monochrome photo is rare for me.

Water spouting from the pond fountains, geese cackling in unison, children's laughter on the playgrounds, and vehicles driving by on Broadway -

I recently enjoyed a few tasty dishes at various downtown Cape restaurants and wanted to share with all the other foodies - folks like me who love to eat! Thanks to...

Walking towards downtown, I noticed basil growing next to the sidewalk. The basil leaves were green, purple...

I surprised myself when I bought a bunch of okra and a large eggplant at the Cape Riverfront Market last week. Years ago I tried to cook both of these..