I've never been a fan of abbreviating New Orleans to "NOLA", it always struck me as something a marketing group came up with after extensive corporate-friendly focus-group testing.
totally loving the wind-blown tree-lined drive through coastal Mississippi
Wandering around the historic city of Selma and over the Edmund Pettus Bridge
Wandering around beautiful St. Augustine
my sister's dog, he broke a nail and kept chewing and licking it, now he's the saddest dog in the world
Under the shade of this old oak tree, it's estimated to be 300-500 years old
Calm snowy day, soon heading south to Florida and then to Mexico
It's such a nice day even the otherwise eerie cemetery looks cheery, so much for my goth-revival cemetery photo-walk
There was something beautiful and amusing when the Tian Tan Buddha statue was obscured by fog and rain, as various tourists grumbled about not being able to see anything
My favorite parts of Hong Kong are the trees growing out of the sides of buildings, and importantly, it's no accident — much of the city uses masonry stone walls to prevent landslides, banyan trees are able to take root, which can further stabilize these walls and have become part of the cultural heritage of the city. Densely populated cities are no excuse for a lack of trees.