Cathartic Ink

putting my own spin on things

Posts Categorized / Travelin’ Man

Test Post: Dear Father

I’m testing a new theme out in hopes that it will mean that I blog more–or at all. I’m thinking of doing more short posts with some of my favorite photos. Since I got a new smartphone, I’ve been leaving my dSLR home more and more and I want to get back to take more read more

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Old and New, or You Can’t Go Home Again

Last month I was thrilled to make a trip back to Maine, where I grew up, to visit family. During my visit my father and I played tourists and visited the new Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory. It’s a fascinating structure and one that I would probably love unabashedly, except for the circumstances of its read more


One From the “Huh?” Files

While in California, a friend took us to Napa where we found this gem. “A Man’s Store …for work and play”, selling such things as Zippos, Wranglers, Swiss Army and Leatherman. The typography (and totally unnecessary ellipsis) really makes the storefront for me.


Amazed by Vastness

Nature is an amazing thing. I think only 1/2 to 2/3 of the total diameter of the tree is showing in this photo. And I am not a tiny girl by any stretch of imagination. So, this tree is enormous and awe-inspiring. It was also located in a kind of creepy place, surrounded by chainsaw-cut read more


Snapshot Sunday: Elk

I finally finished editing all of the photos from our trip to California. I haven’t gotten them all uploaded yet, but I found this one, and thought it would be prefect for sharing. On our way home up Highway 101, just north of Eureka we came on a herd of elk strung across the road. read more

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