September 20, 2018

Pretty town.  Easy, safe - great place to unwind.  Good base for jaunts to Amalfi, Naples and Pompeii.  Stayed at (and recommend) ii Giardino Segreto (The Secret Garden): = easy walk to train station, gr...

September 10, 2018

Another UNESCO World Heritage site under my belt: Amalfi Coast.


USA to Paris/Charles de Gaulle (CDG) for an 11 hour layover. Purchased all-day subway ticket.  Took RER B/Blue Line @ airport to St Michel/Notre Dame stop. Found cathedral.  Took photos. Dra...

September 8, 2018

ABOUT.  The Pompeii excavation site is located about five miles from the base of Mount Vesuvius and is a short walk from the center of the small town of Pompeii, in south-central Italy.

Now an UNESCO site, it was birthed in 79 A.D., when Mt. Vesuvius erupted and spewed...

August 22, 2017

UNESCO World Heritage Site in north central Croatia.

Sixteen lakes serve as the backdrop to a plethora of playful waterfalls that emerge from nearly every crevice of this magical forest. Rumor has it there are 90 waterfalls in the park, but there must be more/less on a...

August 2, 2017

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society just posted a blog entry they invited me to write.  My favorite line is:  "Art is not exclusive unto itself, but rather inclusive to nearly all forms of human existence."

Check it out here:

July 21, 2017

I completed my first around-the-world jaunt.  It took eight days (minus my extended stay in Michigan via the return) and an immense amount of organization.  The goal was to travel places where I could photograph one or two main attractions and move on.  The trip requir...

June 8, 2017

Instagram seems to feed my addiction for landscape and urban photography :) --  get outside!  Seek nuance! Or FOLLOW ME at: 

February 8, 2017

Ode to my love of the open road.  Can we go yet!?

September 9, 2016

The Columbia Icefield is located in the southern end of Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies.  It is the largest expanse of ice outside of the Arctic.  Six main glaciers make up this "field."   Because the area is situated on the Continental Divide, the melt fr...

August 5, 2016

Nellie Van Driksa from "Glaicer Hub" interviewed me about my glacier photographs.  Last year I hiked glaciers in Alaska, Iceland and Washington.  I contemplated these hikes in the interview Nellie titled, "Jodi Patterson and the Emergency-of-Now." The article is publis...

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