Some of My Favorite Places and Shots


Bear Paw Mts near where I lived in Montana:

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Glacier National Park:

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Montana Rodeos

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Montana in general lol

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Northeast Wyoming and Ft Chadron Nebraska

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North East Tennessee

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Little Prairie Towns

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Phipps Bend Wildlife Area–by never completed TVA nuclear plant.


Located along the Holston River near Rogersville TN Phipps bend is a small refuge with a gravel  hiking trail with interesting wildlife, scenery, and eerie ruins of an abandoned nuclear plant. Here is the start of the trail.

DSCN0499 DSCN0500 DSCN0502 Next is a pond whether it is entirely natural or was dug or enhanced to be part of a cooling pond for the nuclear plant is unclear.

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Here rising like some modern age Stonehenge is the ruins of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) nuclear plant construction was halted in 1984.

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The deer don’t seem to care though I saw 8 white tail on a 4 mile hike so 2 deer a mile isn’t bad.

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and it provided for some interesting shots along the way.

DSCN0508 DSCN0514 looking up at the high tension lines the framework of the towers looks like a star shape.

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Walking With Wolves and Other Wild Things


A walk along a trail in the early morning  woods on a fine fall like day deep in the Tennessee Mountains. With some amazing companions.

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Snoozing in the sunshine seemed to be the rule of the day. For both the wolves and the bobcat by an old fence line.

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Scenes from along the trail.

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Scenes from the Tennessee Mountains


Scenes from Warriors Path State Park

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Being in nature always restores my soul. I love the happy light heartedness of the doe with twin fawns, the ancient timelessness of the mountains and the cool serenity of the mountain lakes with their amazing shades of blue and green water.