Indianapolis, IN

During the 100th running of the Indy 500 I visited Indianapolis, IN. After enjoying the race I enjoyed food and drink at two of Indy’s finest establishments. The next day I explored downtown even further, visiting the Civil War Museum and climbing to the top of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument to view all of downtown in the distance. A short but sweet trip, Indy was a fun time!

Chicago, IL

The Windy City had warm smiles and frigid temperatures on my recent visit. Full of yummy food, splendid views and world class institutions, Chicago filled me up with good vibes. Check out my images from visits to the Hancock Tower, Millennium Park, Sofitel Chicago Water Tower and South Side Chicago.

International Escapade: St. Lucia

Stunning, gorgeous and intriguing, I had an exciting and fun-filled trip to St. Lucia. I highly recommend it for rest and relaxation as well as fun in the sun!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico

On my trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico I took lots of photos of the places and pieces that brought my trip to life. Santa Fe is full of inspiration, peace and color. Enjoy!

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Cleveland, Ohio

My last trip of 2014 was to Cleveland, Ohio. Full of Midwestern sensibility and two amazing art institutions, I had a good trip.

Day 1: My first picture in Cleveland happened on the plane!

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An aerial view of Cleveland, Ohio showed me lots of land and the manufacturing history of the city, which you can spot in the background with the train tracks.

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Greeted at the airport with a huge “Cleveland” welcome!

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The incredible sunsets across Lake Eerie were breathtaking!

Day 2: Food

West Side Market

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Full of amazing eats and a ton of variety, I enjoyed browsing the vendors during lunch time and grabbing a bite to eat. The energy and smell was amazing!

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Great Lakes Brewing Company

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Downtown Cleveland

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Sunsets over Downtown Cleveland, Ohio

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Day 3: Art and Culture

Cleveland Museum of Art

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Permanent Collection gems

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Jacob Lawrence “Fulton and Nostrand” 1958 Tempera on masonite

Aaron Douglas “Go Down Death” 1934 Oil on masonite

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The last photo I took during my trip and my final photo of 2014 was a gorgeous sunset over Lake Eerie with the docks and city in the background.