DustyBlues Journal


Our adventures in the Hocking Hills...


Hocking Valley Photographers Club Annual Art Show
Hocking Valley Photography Group Exhibit Hocking Valley Photography Group presents the annual Art Exhibit at the Bowen House. Join Val & Dusty at the Bowen House for the Opening Reception on July 19th...
June Skies
June 2019

A rare night in June with no moon and clear skies. This is a stack of 15 images of the Milky Way as it stretched from the Southern skies overhead. The planet Jupiter is shining brightly in the lower left...

May Flowers
May 2019

May flowers are springing forth in abundance and variety.

We spent several mornings so far in various locations of the Hocking Hills crawling along the ground capturing the diversity of nature...

Rapunzel's Plunge
April 2019

An early Spring morning and a brisk hike found us peering over the abyss at Rapunzel's Plunge. Fed by its sister, Cinderella, this is one of the few falls allowing the vantage point to easily capture it glory...

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March 2019

One of the intriguing stories of these Hills is the "Road to Hell" tree tale. 

An Indian hunting trail wound through the valley between present day Laurelville and South Bloomingville...

High Water Everywhere
February 2019

A Cascading Old Man's Cave Creek. 

Slipping out early on a mid-week day after several continual days of rain gave rise to many contemplative locations. This classic view held sway for me for quite some time as I paused to reflect on the evolution of these hollows from innumerable floods such as this...