Santa Paula Creek

Along the high trail to the PunchBowls along Santa Paula Creek in California. Even though you can’t see the creek from here, trust me it’s down there. Very rugged and beautiful in this area with car and truck sized boulders to scramble over, or take this trail, if you can find it! The trail starts […]

Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, Thomas Aquinas College

“From its inception, the vision for Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel has been predicated upon four distinguishing marks: beauty, which disposes us to what is true and good; grandeur, which lifts the mind to contemplate God’s transcendence; permanence, which reminds us that God’s word is everlasting; and tradition, which connects us to […]

St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Cincinnati

St. Lawrence Church has an impressive Gothic edifice with three steeples dominating the skyline of Price Hill. The church was dedicated in 1894. I was particularly impressed by the stained glass windows. See some detail pictures of those on the St. Lawrence page in the Prayer Places section.

Rubber Duck Regatta 2009

Every year during the Labor Day holiday weekend  a local radio station hosts an end of the summer blow out party on the banks of the Ohio River. One of the events is a Rubber Duck Regatta that benefits the local Free Store Foodbank. To publicize the event there is a giant inflatable rubber duck […]

Dervish, Dublin Irish Festival

Enjoy this Pano from the Dublin (Ohio that is) Irish Festival taken on Saturday evening August,1 2009. The band is the great traditional Irish band Dervish. This pano was shot during a more subdued moment but by the end of the set the fairly sizable crowd was hoppin’. The Dublin Irish Festival is one of […]