Sonoma County, smack dab in the middle of the California Wine Country was famously lauded by none other than world renown botanist Luther Burbank as "...the chosen spot on all the earth, as far as natire is concerned."
The Little Church
Alexander Valley Community Church, in Healdsburg, California.
Scarlett Cafe – Paris
The World Famous Scarlett Cafe at the Fête des Tuileries, Paris 2004
Watchers - Shanghai – 2006
A night shot on Nanjing Road, one of the busiest streets in the world.
Anatomy of a Monsoon
The long dry summer of the Southwest is punctuated by magical monsoon storms, that blow up from the gulf of Mexico, dumping significant amounts of moisture on the parched desert, giving its denizens a welcome respite from the unrelenting heat of the Sonoran summer.
The Fire This Time
A minor riff on James Baldwin's moving book from 1963, The Fire Next Time, which focuses on the central role of race in American history.
Arizona Monsoon Sunset
Monsoon clouds set the sky on fire at the upper lake at Granada Park, in Phoenix, Arizona.
St. Vitus Cathedral – Prague
Begun in 1344, the Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert is located within Prague castle, and conytains the graves of many kings and Holy Roman emperors.
Chelsea – Morning
The title of this image pays trubute to the Joni Mitchell song of the same name, released in 1969, on her album Clouds. Two lovely ladies.
The Organ Pipe Cactus, like it's big brother, the Sahuaro, grows only in the Sonoran desert. The blooms are magnificent and showy, generally opening at night to be polinated by moths and fruit bats, and closing shortly after dawn.
The Coastal Range - Sonoma County
Western View of the Coastal Range near Occidental California, September, 2007.
Walk – 8:31
Hermes flagship store, 24 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris
Daydreaming is Forbidden
Reflection and street scene on the 24 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, in Paris
Osteria Al Milion
A simple, nine-table restaurant set in a tiny courtyard across from the home of Marco Polo near the Rialto Bridge. The name is derived from Marco's proclivity for exaggeration, of all the millions of things he had seen and done, that Il Milion became his nickname!
Dust Storm – Monument Valley
High Rise – Scottsdale, Arizona, July 2013
Sunrise – Watson lake
Early morning clouds over Watson Lake in Prescott, Arizona.
Sunrise - Alabama Hills
Dawn comes to the Alabama Hills in the Eastern Sierra, Near Lone Pine, California
Inlaid Ceiling – Hunter Dulin Building, San Francisco
The National Broadcast Company (NBC) used 111 Sutter for their West Coast headquarters from 1927 to 1942. According to Dashiell Hammett scholars, 111 Sutter also housed the fictional offices of Sam Spade.
An Angel's Touch