12 Best Things to do in Memphis, Tennessee – Rovology

Memphis Skyline from the Mississippi River







Joshua Tree, California, OVERVIEW – PlayStayEat

Joshua Tree map








14 Great Places to Play in and Around Joshua Tree – PlayStayEat

Pioneertown on Mane Street










8 Places to Stay in or near Joshua Tree National Park – PlayStayEat


Camping under the Joshua trees








8 Great Places to Eat near Joshua Tree – PlayStayEat

Chef V in the low and high desert Cup Cup










Why you should see vibrant and historical New Orleans – Photo Journal

New Orleans carriage ride through the French Quarter








Portland Oregon – Photo Journal

Keep Portland Weird







What you need to know about Las Cruces, New Mexico – Photo Journal

Genesis Sculpture at Spaceport America









The Digital Workflow for the Travel Writer’s Café – International Living/Great Escape Publishing

The Digital Workflow diagram









More Places to Play in Orange County – PlayStayEat

Payne Stewart at Coyote Hills Golf Course








More Places to Stay in Orange County – PlayStayEat

Harbor RV Park in Anaheim







More Places to Eat in Orange County – PlayStayEat

El Adobe Restaurant in San Juan Capistrano











Il Ritrovo Positano: Amalfi Coast Hillside Dining


My Terror on the Train Tracks – published on


How to see Portland, Oregon During the Pandemic – Published on

Tilikum Crossing bicyclist







7 Must-Try Restaurants in Troudale, Oregon – Published on

Enormous chicken and dumplings meal in Troutdale Oregon


Hostelgeeks – iVisa (ghostwritten)


Multi-Gen Travel in Joshua Tree National Park

The Grands and Us








Play Stay Eat:  Huntington Beach Photo Journal

Historical Huntington Beach Pier

Play Stay Eat:  Memphis Photo Journal

Memphis Skyline from the Mississippi River







Create a Perfect Spa Day

Sparkling wine in Paradise Falls at Glen Ivy Hot Springs










Oregon Girlfriends Fall Trip: Reuniting Through Travel
Chicks at Trillium Lake with Mt. Hood








The Savvy Retiree, International Living

Notary Public:  The Part-Time Retirement Gig Hidden in Plain Sight, February 2020


How to Plan a Baby Boomer Girls Getaway

Baby boomer girls get away dinner









Dining on Amtrak

Amtrak dining mussels








Play Stay Eat in the O.C. – OVERVIEW

Orange County Doheny State Beach Palm Trees







Play Stay Eat-OC – PLAY

Family fun at The Great Park in Irvine







Play Stay Eat-OC – STAY

Balboa Inn on Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach






Play Stay Eat-OC – EAT

LIT Café offers pastries and fusion dishes










Simple Guide on How to Use Website


Connectivity by laptop, cell phone, cables








Italian Tradition at Enzo’s in Portland, Oregon

Memphis in Three Days

Memphis Home of the Blues







Chicken and Dumplings at Tad’s in Troutdale, Oregon

High-Speed Adventure in the Mississippi Delta

Airboat Adventure airboat speeding on the bayou








Brazilian Fogo de Chão Steakhouse in Irvine, California



Airboat Adventure on the Louisiana Bayou

airboat adventure in Jefferson Parrish





Fusion and Favorites at LIT Café in Anaheim, California


11 Must-Try Tustin Restaurants | Where to Eat in Tustin, California

Sushi Fast, Fresh, Fun at Kura, Irvine, California

Cajun Creole at Restaurant des Familles, Crown Point, Louisiana


Cinque Terre Hiking Tours

Cinque Terre town of Manarolo







Dine Well along the Oyster Trail in Jefferson Parish

Restaurant des Famille on the Louisiana Oyster Trail







Don’t Kiss the Microphone!

Elvis Microphone at Sun Studio, Memphis, TN







Amtrak Long-Distance Train Travel

Amtrak and conductor ready to board








My Blast-Off into a Full-time Writing Career

Journal for Blast-Off Trip








Authentic Mexican at ¡Ándele! Dog House in Mesilla, NM

Shuck Oyster Bar in Costa Mesa, California – Blog post:  History, and Hiking, and Hammocks, Oh My!

Sunken Trace on Natchez Trace Parkway







Eggslice – A Pop-Up Restaurant in Costa Mesa, California

Small Plates at Velia Bistro in Orvieto, Italy

French Vietnamese at Jade: Portland, Oregon

Toast Kitchen + Bakery: Costa Mesa, California

The Black Marlin: Seafood & Jazz in the City of Trees

Earth Day Celebration

Three Ways to Nail Networking as a Travel Writer

Newport Beach Boat Parade 2018







Latin Cuisine on the Circle of Orange, California – Blog Post:  Peacocks, Parrots, Rabbits, Ravens, and Squirrels

Peacock with feathers closed







Tackle Box – A Local Grub Shack in Costa Mesa, California

San Jacinto Dining Room: A Dining Oasis in the Coachella Valley

New England Comes to the West Coast: Stonewall Kitchen, Costa Mesa

Casa Frida in Baja California for Colorful and Artsy Cuisine – Blog Post:  Two Billion Years in the Making – Visit Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, November 29, 2018

bylines Big Morongo Canyon Preserve









Fine East African Cuisine in Anaheim, California



Weekly updates to the GoFundMe account – Help Jan Recover Fund – active since April 2018.

ShutterBug, Business Trends, (Contributor), “Off the Beaten Path, How to Navigate the Travel and Landscape Photography Business“, May 2018.

Tips for Travel Photography (Contributor), 23 Ways to Take Better Vacation Pictures With Your Cell Phone, Cheapism,  January 18, 2018.

Letter to the Editor, The Mountain Times, December 2017.

Website/Blog posts, JDP Travels, from 2013.

American Writers and Artists, Inc., Making Money at Travel Photography, 2013.

International Living, Making Money at Travel Photography, 2012.

Website/Blog posts, JDP Photography, from 2012.

Sending Flowers to America, Florals by JDP Photography, 2008.


bylines babyboomers' guide to digital photography








Babyboomers’ Guide to Digital Photography, author, eBook published 2008.