November 3, 2017

Arc of Appalachia Preserve System: Kamama Prairie


Rare dry limestone prairie

Goldenrod on a summer day

Arc of Appalachia Preserve System: Plum Run Prairie

Acrobatic praying mantis

Tall-grass prairie

Domain of the Allegheny mound ants


The Crying Angel

Bob Evans Farm

Down on the farm y'all

Bob Evans with his famous sausage

Campbells Tunnel

900'+ of creepiness

Deer Creek State Park

Beach area

Angry birds on the beach

Beautiful day in a beautiful prairie

Limestone prairie

Gravel bluffs and Deer Creek Lake

Serenity over the lake

Great Seal State Park

Misplaced weather vane and picnic table on Bunker Hill

Highlands Nature Sanctuary: Crows Point

Butterfly and thistle

Sunflowers on a scorching day

Hopewell Culture National Historic Park: Hopeton Earthworks

Sunset over Hopeton Earthworks

The large square and circle enclosure at the Hopeton works are some of the largest of their kind and were used in conjunction with Mound City across the Scioto River. Recent research has shown the circular portion had a large ring of wooden posts mounted in the earthworks, making the Hopeton site the largest woodhenge in the world.

Milford Center Prairie State Nature Preserve

Morning light


Prairie dock

Ohio Statehouse

The Ohio Statehouse viewed from the south

Old portion of the statehouse

Looking into the atrium which connects the old and new portions of the statehouse

The atrium setup for a wedding

Entering the rotunda from the atrium

The rotunda of the the new portion of the statehouse

The hills over Chillicothe on Ohio's great seal (stained glass version)

Tar Hollow State Forest

Sycamore on Piney Run

Waterloo State Forest

Hilltop pine stand

September 22, 2017

Kinnikinnick Fen

Foxtails in a misty landscape

Fen area

Black and yellow garden spider

Flush of color in the fen

Diverse and mysterious view into the fen


Downtown Toledo from the Docks

Seneca Caverns

Inside the 'caviest cave in the US', a multi-level limestone fracture cave

One of Ohio's greatest mysteries... the old mistry river reaches the seventh level of Seneca Caverns and feeds the famous Blue Hole at Castalia. Still unknown... the true extent of the underground river system in northwest Ohio which feeds numerous caves and springs and eventually drains to Lake Erie.

Rock Mill

Old rope on one of the top floors of the mill

Indian Trail Caverns

Caverns formed by glacial moulin activity

Glacial pothole


Green Springs

Largest sulphur springs in the world

National Museum of the Great Lakes

Model of the Great Lakes inside one of the finest museums in Ohio

Bell from the ship moored outside of the museum

Piece of the Old Ironsides ship

Old diving suit

The old ship moored in the Maumee River outside the museum

Onboard the ship looking towards downtown Toledo

Inside the captain's area at the front of the ship