DustyBlue's Journal


The Patriotic Hills

Taking a leisurely cruise through the back country roads of the Hocking Hills I came upon these three fine steeds grazing. This expression of what America was founded upon really impacted my thoughts...

Southwest Gallery Additions July 2018

A long but engaging journey through the back country of Zion National Park. We hiked through streams and a forest valley with little clues of civilization. Finally reaching the end of this box canyon we were rewarded greatly by this double arched sandstone evolution...

The Hills in Bloom June 2018

Val and I spent a morning in the Old Mans Cave gorge a week ago. Arriving early, there were few others about, and we leisurely hiked in an off and on misty rain, taking our time to adjust our visions to our elegant surroundings...

Emotional Qualities
May 1st, 2018

As we developed a knowledge of our inner worlds of mind, consciousness, perceptions, feeling, instincts, and expressions the thought occurred: "What would the inner brain/mind appear like when experiencing various emotional states?" How would a microscopic view of the neurons firing and the wash of chemical reactions appear? What creativity and inspiration is required to develop images digitally that often gave rise to these same emotions and bring about compositions from these, depicting our perceptual world of emotions and feelings? After several years of contemplation and efforts,we have developed our constructs of these in this portfolio...

Dappled Morning

Cedar Falls in Bloom

Looking back at the wonder of a great day at Cedar Falls this past year, we wait with anticipation for it's post Winter renewal this year. We have seen some of the hardier tourists beginning to visit and on the week-end the Main Park areas can have quite a few parking spots filled...

Vernal Equinox



The Vernal Equinox

The Earth and Sun perform their yearly dance. The Sun crosses the Vernal Equinox that typically indicates Spring is near. This morning it seemed quite hard to tell as an overnight snowfall graces the early yellow daffodils...