Category Archives: Personal

These are personal photos of my family and personal projects.

We met our tour guide, Claudia, for the Pristine Sistine Tour of the Vatican through Walks of Italy at 7:15 a.m. We went all through the Vatican Museum, the pope’s apartments, and saw the Sistine Chapel. Several hours had passed at this point and the crowd of tourists became crushing. We were operating on just a few hours of […]

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Monday, September 11th, 2017 This week’s theme for the Flickr Macro Monday group is “Rust.” From this week’s instructions (from Janet Towbin): For my first theme I was thinking about me. No, not you …… me, that is my name not “me”. The theme for September 11th is Rust (c’mon hands up, who thought I was going to say […]

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Saturday, September 9th, 2017 Hobby This week’s prompt is “Hobby” for the Instagram project #portraitsofme. I got my first DSLR in August of 2008 and I learned to shoot in manual mode in August of 2010. This photography hobby has turned into an outlet, a personal growth tool, a memory catcher, and best of all… it’s turned me […]

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We ended up staying out until 2 a.m. on Wednesday night so when my 5:30 a.m. alarm went off to get ready for our early morning Vatican tour, we were hurting. (I might have been a little hungover too.) We booked our Pristine Sistine Tour through Walks of Italy and we were supposed to meet at […]

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Day Two in Italy! We were tired so we just did a little hop on hop bus tour, took a long nap, then had a late dinner. Day Two is pretty boring! I’m going to upload smaller images to the blog since they aren’t loading for some of my readers with slower Internet connections. I’m […]

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