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 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..

I love walking around downtown and seeing all the dogs and puppies strolling with their humans. And those rambunctious, full of goofy life puppies puts the biggest smile on my face.

Located by the river and the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge, the outside park area of the SEMO River Campus is a beautiful space that I visit often. I love that the SEMO River Campus is all about the arts.

The Mississippi river is the highlight of the Cape Riverfront Park which is located between the river and the flood wall. But another highlight is..