The “Wedding Party, 1971” above, is a mural of a painting that once adorned the side of a building at 154 G.E. Patterson in Memphis, Tennessee.  Originally painted by Carroll Cloar (1913 – 1993) from Earle, Arkansas, Cloar is considered by many to have been a great American master who focused on painting “surreal views of the Southern United States.”

The Thomas M. Gattle pauses along the banks of the Mississippi River at Memphis, Tennessee.

The Hotel Pontotoc in downtown Memphis, Tennessee is legendary for its history and events.

Along the South Main Arts District in Memphis, Tennessee.

A scene which presented itself for photographing in Brownsville, Tennessee.

Fall in La Grange, Tennessee.


At “Swizzle” in Louisville, Kentucky.

At the 2022 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in Memphis, Tennessee.


Colonial Inn, Hillsborough, North Carolina

Advertising in rural Tennessee

Winston Hill & Sons Community Store, Atlantic, North Carolina

Coastal North Carolina

Oriental, North Carolina

Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

Oriental, North Carolina