Older Posts #1

February 10, 2020


Hosted at the Leila Arboretum and partnered with the Battle Creek Metropolitan Area Moustache Society (BCMAMS).

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February 01,, 2020

Ice, Wine, Beer, & Blues

What a fun weekend in Marshall, MI. Friday night the downtown was buzzing with people looking at the ice sculptures and wine tasting.

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January 27, 2020

Chili Cook-Off

I attended the 2020 Blues Jam and Chili Cook-Off last night to support the Haven. Great turnout, music, and lot's tasty Chili.

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January 17, 2020

Gilmore Car Museum

Some of my friends that I worked with at Kellogg's are serious car guys. Even during the winter months, they are posting on Facebook about the upcoming summer car shows.

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January 8, 2020

Harper Blues at the Bohm

On Monday I attended the CD release party for Harper and Midwest Kind new CD, Rise Up, at the Bohm Theater in Albion, MI.

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January 03, 2020

2019 Favorite's

After years of shooting Canon, in 2019 I switched to a lighter mirrorless Fujifilm camera. It’s been one of the best decisions I've ever made.

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December 30, 2019

Laith Al-Saadi

Laith 2016 Voice finalist played to a sold-out show at the Franke Center for the Arts. I've followed Laith and seen him and his three-piece band many times.

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December 22, 2019

Winter Flyers

As the temperature warmed up I decided to go to my favorite local birding site, the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary.

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December 06, 2019


Living at the lake we get to see the sunset almost every night. It's something I never get tired of watching. It changes every evening, from each hour to just minutes.

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November 22, 2019

Season of the Cranes

If you've followed my blog in the past you know Sandhill Cranes are one of my favorite birds. I wonder why do they migrate back so early?

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November 22, 2019

Migrating Waterfowl

I got up on Sunday and to my surprise it was sunny. I looked online and the weather channel forecasted it to stay that way until early afternoon.

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November 15, 2019

Bald Eagles Return

I woke up early Monday morning to the first blast of winter. November 11th! Come on, it's too early for this type of weather! Oh, it is Michigan.

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October 11, 2019


With having three grandkids already graduated from high school it's hard to believe that the second wave of grandkids is in high school. It seems like yesterday they were in elementary school.

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October 14, 2019

HC Volleyball

I have two granddaughters that started high school at Harper Creek. They both play on the volleyball team. Payton is on varsity and Grace plays on the freshman team.

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October 18, 2019

MSU Bird Sanctuary

I've always enjoyed visiting the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, especially in the fall. The forecast was cool and sunny so I had some breakfast and headed out to the sanctuary.

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November 08, 2019

JR Football

Another football season is in the books for our three grandsons. Issac, Gavin, and Landen are good athletes and love football.

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November 01, 2019

Black & Blues

I went to the Franke Center for the Arts in Marshall to see blues legend Jimmy Thackery. Guitarist, Thackery has been a driving force in blues for over 45 years.

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October 25, 2019

Sunrise Color

When I go out to photograph, I normally have some type of plan. I have a location picked out, and the type of images (in my head) that I think I'm going to try and capture.

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