Germans have reason to celebrate Tuesday, as the country marks 27 years since East and West Germany were peacefully reunified, forming the Federal Republic of Germany. Though the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, the task of joining two countries didn’t go into effect until nearly a year later, with the adoption of the German…
A so-called church tax in Germany may be behind a steady decline in the European nation’s church membership numbers. The Pew Research Center, a non-profit, non-partisan public opinion group based in Washington, DC, cites the tax as a factor behind an exodus of Germans officially leaving their religious communities. Germany is among several European countries…
Kay Bailey Hutchison, the former U.S. Senator from Texas, is stepping into a new role on the international stage as tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and North Korea. Hutchison was sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO, on August 15, and has spent much of her first…
I am embarking on an immersive learning opportunity that I suspect will become the standard by which all others will be measured in my life.
Whether navigating the river by kayak or canoe, you’ll encounter incredible scenery and wildlife in Broken Bow, Oklahoma. Click here to watch.
One of the most beautiful and historic cities in America, Charleston, South Carolina, is the latest in my series of blog posts, ‘My Instagram Top 10.’
Lane Luckie, a news anchor, producer, and reporter at KLTV in Tyler, Texas has been selected to join a group of 14 producers, reporters, editors, and online journalists from across the country to become Fellows the middle of September during the height of the German election campaign. It will be the largest group of American…
Briarwood Nature Preserve, located near Saline, Louisiana, is the birthplace and home of Caroline Dormon, a world renowned naturalist, author, artist and the first woman hired by the United States Forest Service.
Interesting examples of architecture is the latest subject of my series of blog posts, ‘My Instagram Top 10.’
My Instagram account features anything and everything that captures my attention.
I’m curating some of my favorites in a series of posts featuring my favorite Instagram shots.
My Instagram account features the people and places that capture my attention.
I’ve curated some of my favorites into a series of posts I’m calling ‘My Instagram Top 10.’
A witness to history, the 1857 Sabine Pass Lighthouse stands sentinel at the point where the Sabine River empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Rising 75-feet above coastal marsh land, the brick tower, located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, has survived a half-dozen hurricanes, including monsters Audrey and Rita. Six brick buttresses form its unique octagonal…
Southwest Louisiana is home to wildlife and geography unlike any other place in America. Click here for a tour of the scenic prairies of Cameron Parish.
Click here to explore the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, the first national park to protect a river system, is an exciting adventure.
Click here to watch a time-lapse of my flights into Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Tyler Pound Regional Airport.
Click here 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…
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, click here to watch dramatic views of Mount Rushmore and Black Hills National Forest in South Dakota.
Click here 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. Click here to watch.
Click here to watch a time-lapse of a takeoff and landing from my recent flight from Charlotte, North Carolina to Dallas, Texas.
Throw a dart at any map of the Canadian Rockies and you’ll suddenly find dozens of worthy additions to a bucket list of the world’s most breathtaking destinations. Summertime and winter visits provide totally different experiences. Below, you’ll find some of the must-see points of interest in western Alberta. 1. Moraine Lake Located in the Valley of…
Click here to watch highlights from my Caribbean cruise to Cozumel, Mexico.
Click here to watch a time-lapse of push back, taxiing, and takeoff from my sunrise flight from Tyler to Houston, Texas.
Yahoo ranked the Natchitoches, Louisiana Christmas festival the number three light show in the country, behind Rockefeller Center and Disney World. Click here to watch highlights of the fireworks display.
When was the last time you received a postcard? I received one in the mail this week that has a great story that comes all the way from Taiwan. Click here to watch.
Click here to watch highlights from my kayaking trek along the Lower Mountain Fork River near Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
Click here for highlights from the annual balloon glow at the Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview, Texas.
Click here for highlights of the Fourth of July fireworks display in Natchitoches, Louisiana along Cane River Lake.
Click here to watch some of my favorite nighttime images from my travels in Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota in June 2015.
Click here to watch a slideshow of images taken in Badlands National Park, South Dakota.
Click here to watch images of the Northern Lights, as viewed from Crook County, Wyoming, near the town of Sundance on June 23, 2015.
Click here to watch a short time-lapse of the descent of my flight from Houston, Texas to Charlotte, North Carolina.
Click here for highlights of my trip to Alberta, Canada.
Click here to watch my report on thick slush and ice building up along Interstate 20 in Smith County on March 2, 2014.