Pic & Play

Day 2 - The McPike Mansion in Alton, IL is considered one of the scariest and most haunted houses in the World. The Travel Channel has featured the McPike Mansion as one of the scariest locations on Earth! Built in 1869 the McPike Mansion has not been occupied since the 1950's...
A Haunting In Alton, Il: The McPike Mansion in Alton, IL is considered one of the scariest and most haunted houses in the World. The Travel Channel has featured the McPike Mansion as one of the scariest locations on Earth! Built in 1869 the McPike Mansion has not been occupied...
Over the weekend I got up very early to go out and catch the fall colors as the sun came up. Today's photos were taken on Saturday on the Chubb Trail off Lewis Road in Valley Park, Mo. The trees on the Chubb Trail are so tall, and the sun was just starting to catch the tops of...
I've always said Mother Nature is my favorite artists. By looking at this first photo you might not know exactly what you are looking at. These are vines growing up the side of on an old abandonded warehouse near my house. The late afternoon sun cast these strong shadows which...
Widespread Panic played the Peabody Opera House on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Widespread Panic are known for their amazing light shows and while they reserve the really good stuff for after the third song, you get a pretty good idea of what you are in for during the first...
Things that make you go "Hmmmmmm??". When I saw this structure on the grounds of Lone Elk Park in Valley Park, Mo. I had to run up into the woods to get a photo of it. Turns out, before the land became Lone Elk Park it was the site of the Tyson Valley Powder Plant (during WWII)...
Happy Birthday to Steve Lukather who turns 57 today. Steve is best know for his role in Toto but Steve seems to be in high demand when it comes to putting together super groups or looking for a solid session guitarist. Lukather has recorded guitar tracks for more than 1,500...
The leaves are changing and Fall is officially here. In Fall it's not unusual for me to pick a morning or two to get up early and go out photographing just as the sun is coming up so I can still catch the dew on the ground and the leaves. These photos were taken in Forest Park...
This story needs to be told....The Sun Theater opened it's doors in 1913 and closed for good in 1969. The next 45 years would take it's toll on the place. Steve Foster of Woemmel Plastering Company's Great Grandfather did the original plaster work inside the Sun Theater. Now 101...