Category Archives: The Wandering Yankee

A north-easterners travels and trials outside his native land.

Other People’s Pain

The money comes from other’s pain And goes to healing other’s pain   I do not cause the pain I simply take it’s photograph   I search the pain out in small towns And hidden city parks   Some towns … Continue reading

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The Next Adventure Pt 1

He looked out the window of his PhD advisors office and sighed. “It’s autumn, and look at those leaves.  Two years ago, I was out there in it. Walking across the North East, following creeks finding my way over the … Continue reading

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Image Sales Thru December 31st

I will be running a sale on my website until December 31st.  This sale will consist of two different parts.  First of all, every few days I will be creating a “limited time promotion” 20×24 inch canvas print that will … Continue reading

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Canyon Dream

Deep deep down That canyon is still there Beneath bayou mud And autumn snow   Her river runs Within my blood To never reach The sea   Salt Cedar Cheat grass And Vegas Suck her dry   And I May … Continue reading

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Yampa Canyon Poem

Deep deep down That canyon is still there Beneath bayou mud And autumn snow   Her river runs Within my blood To never reach The sea   Salt Cedar Cheat grass And Vegas Suck her dry   And I May … Continue reading

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Moffat County Colorado and Dinosaur Nat Mon

Winter for me has always been an odd time of year.  When I worked seasonally with the National Park Service I would be between things, doing odd jobs, applying for work the next season and to some degree working on … Continue reading

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Nebraska and Tall Grass Prairies

Six years ago I spent the summer working in south eastern Nebraska, writing about the nature and history of the state for the National Park Service in conjunction with the Student Conservation Association.  This was intended to coincide with Ken … Continue reading

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The Death of the Intrepid

A few months ago I wrote a couple of posts telling about the adventures my old Dodge Intrepid and I shared. I’d intended to tell how she died. As I mentioned, when I was working in the Adirondacks the car … Continue reading

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24 Frames Houston – Discovery Green

OK, much like a roll of film 24 frames isn’t always going to happen.  This visit to Discovery Green is a great example of that.  The camera complained about the cold (which I’ve never had an Olympus do before, in … Continue reading

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24 Frames – Hermann Park full set!

Here for your viewing pleasure are the images from yesterday.  I ended up with 19 usable images, which shows that even when concentrating on trying to make every shot count it’s quite easy to make mistakes. Other work from the … Continue reading

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