A Dog-Friendly Afternoon in Providence, Rhode Island

Every summer, we celebrate our pit bull Ellie’s birthday with the usual fanfare of a silly hat, lots of treats, and plenty of photos. We also make it a point to take her out for the day and have her do some fun activities away from our other dogs. As any dog owner knows, itContinue reading “A Dog-Friendly Afternoon in Providence, Rhode Island”

Fort Wetherill, a confounding RI state park in Jamestown

It was finally a beautiful summer day in New England, so we headed south to the area around Newport, RI. As locals, we should’ve known better since Newport was a zoo! So instead we opted for Jamestown, the smaller, quieter baby brother to Newport. Jamestown is located across the bay from Newport, just a shortContinue reading “Fort Wetherill, a confounding RI state park in Jamestown”

Seven Stars Bakery elevates bread to an art form

Recently, I had a chance to photograph the production facility for Seven Stars Bakery as part of my final project for one of my RISD CE photography classes. Lynn and Jim Williams, the owners of Seven Stars Bakery, were kind enough to let me get a peek behind the scenes of their bakery operations. IContinue reading “Seven Stars Bakery elevates bread to an art form”

Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket

One of the best things about living in my part of New England is the number of old mill buildings that still exist. A fair number of them have been converted to condos or offices, but Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket has preserved both the Slater Mill and its sister site, the Wilkinson Mill, asContinue reading “Slater Mill Museum in Pawtucket”

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo

I’ve been meaning to visit the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI, for a few years now and finally got to it. The Spectacular, which runs from October 3 to November 3 this year, features over 5,000 jack-o-lanterns representing all parts of the country. The artistry on these pumpkins is amazing andContinue reading “Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo”