From My Desk

  • Frozen

    by Reba Baskett

    It’s been crazy cold in Nashville recently. So cold that waterfalls were starting to freeze. I know people up north are used to the cold but in the South it just does not get that cold. I don’t even own a heavy jacket and the warmest pants I have are…

  • “Take the back roads instead of the highways.” I think that is great advice from Miss Minnie Pearl. The highway may be faster but the best views are only seen from the back roads. 2018 is going to be the year of the backroad for me. I want to explore…

  • Best of 2017

    by Reba Baskett

    I for one am very glad 2017 is over. I thought 2016 was a hard year but this one… well I’m glad it’s over. I thought about not doing my favorite photos of the year. I was not able to shoot as much as I wanted but I decided a…

  • Yesterday I got the word that Olympus would be flying me to San Francisco in January. I’m not sure of the full itinerary but I know they will have activities with great photo opportunities lined up. I could not be more excited. I also found out that I get to…

  • Frost Flowers

    by Reba Baskett

    I was walking my dog today and I saw these beautiful things. I had no idea what they were. I reached down and touched them only to realize they were ice! I had never seen such amazing things. It turns out they are frost flowers. They usually happen in the…

  • Cades Cove

    by Reba Baskett

    “I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.” ― John Muir This John Muir quotes pretty much sums up the…

  • When I lost my sweet 10-year-old Yorkie-Poo, Abbie, I was done with dogs. I was taking a break and not going to get another dog. After almost two months I started missing having a dog. I started casually looking at local rescues and saw so many cute dogs that needed…

  • Giving Up

    by Reba Baskett

    It’s August in Tennessee which usually means unbearable heat and humidity but Mother Nature has seen fit to give us a break for a bit. Today was great weather so I decided to head down to Chattanooga for a little bit of exploring. It was not great photo weather as…

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