Click below to see a photo collection featuring cityscapes and skyscrapers from my travels.
I’m curating some of my favorites in a series of posts featuring my favorite Instagram shots.
Click below to view another collection featuring foliage and flowers.
I’ve curated some of my favorites into a series of posts I’m calling ‘My Instagram Top 10.’
Click below to see a photo collection featuring aircraft, automobiles, and trains.
For the last few years, I’ve had the great privilege to be invited to judge the Official Texas Gumbo Cook-off. As a native of south Louisiana, it’s always a real treat to sample some familiar cuisine, take-in live music from an authentic Cajun band, and spend time telling stories with great people.
Click the video below to check out what goes into the competition!
Southwest Louisiana is home to wildlife and geography unlike any other place in America. Click the video below for a tour of the scenic prairies of Cameron Parish.
History isn’t as bland of a subject as it’s sometimes portrayed. Many people probably think of a stack of dusty books taking up space in a classroom or library, but I envision a vibrant picture of stories preserved by people, places, and culture.
Click the video below to explore the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, the first national park to protect a river system, is an exciting adventure. The Current and Jacks Fork Rivers provide stunning backdrops for floating, fishing, kayaking, and cave exploring.
Click the video below to watch a time-lapse of my flights into Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Tyler Pound Regional Airport.
Click the video below to watch my flights between St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Cape Air.
Nestled in the Angelina National Forest in Deep East Texas, 36 miles southeast of Lufkin, is one of the hidden jewels of Texas. The Blue Hole, as it’s known, is a brilliant blue-green-colored lake surrounded by the craggy white sandstone cliffs of a former rock quarry.
First opened in the late 1800s, rock was removed from the quarry and transported by the Rockland, Jasper & Northeastern Railway Company for use in the Sabine Pass and Galveston jetties extensions, according to an article published by The History Center in Diboll.
Once known as Kyle’s Quarry, the 12 acres were flooded in the 1920s and has been a popular spring-fed swimming hole for decades, the article stated. A 1918 University of Texas publication noted the distinct coloring of the water is from the sandstone, containing quartz and chert, as well as layers of clay.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, click the video below for dramatic views of Mount Rushmore and Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota.
Click the video below to watch my latest trek down the Lower Mountain Fork River in beautiful McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Crowds of people gather every Summer evening around dusk to watch as many as 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from the world’s largest urban bat colony, the Congress Street Bridge over Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, Texas. Click the video below to watch.
Click the video below to watch a peaceful few moments of aquarium fish gliding through the water.
Click the video below to watch a quick 360 degree view of the 64-acre spring-fed lake at Tyler State Park.
The romanticism of flying isn’t lost on commercial flights unless you willingly let it become routine. I fly several times a year and still find each opportunity to take to the skies an exciting adventure. Sure, I find myself reading, listening to music, working, and sleeping at times, but I’m intentional about dedicating a few critical moments on each leg of my trip to simply enjoying the view.
Click the video below to watch a time-lapse of a takeoff and landing from my recent flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Dallas, Texas.
Click the video below to learn more about the thousands of model trains and East Texas railroad artifacts housed inside the Cotton Belt Depot Museum.
Click the video below to take a tour of the largest rose garden in America, the Tyler Rose Garden. Fragrant roses aren’t the only flowers currently in bloom.
Summertime and winter visits provide totally different experiences. Below, you’ll find some of the must-see points of interest in western Alberta.
Click the video below to see highlights from my Caribbean cruise to Cozumel, Mexico.
Click the video below to watch a tour of the 57th annual Tyler, Texas Azalea and Spring Flower Trails, which draws more than 100,000 visitors to the city each year.
Click the video below to watch a World War II era Consolidated B-24 Liberator fly over The Cascades Country Club in Tyler, Texas, on approach to Tyler Pounds Regional Airport.
Click the video below to watch a time-lapse of push back, taxiing, and takeoff from my flight from Houston to Tyler, Texas.
Click the video below to watch a time-lapse of push back, taxiing, and takeoff from my sunrise flight from Tyler to Houston, Texas.