Tag Archives: Conneaut

Red Tails and Blue Tail

This past weekend I saw the new film “Red Tails” at the movie theater.  The critics have not given it many good reviews, but I enjoyed it.  The film tells the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the group of African … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Roller Coaster

A few years ago, on a visit to Conneaut Lake Park with my granddaughter and her cousin, I saw this scene of a group of young girls waiting in line to ride the roller coaster.  This is a small park … Continue reading

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Festival and Re-enactment Time in Northeast Ohio

Although there are no national holidays in August, it is a month full of festivals and re-enactments saluting the U. S. military.  These photos are from Mentor, OH’s “Take Pride in America Festival held every 2 years.  The festival features … Continue reading

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Leading Up to Memorial Day: Part IV

While photographing the D-Day reenactment in Conneaut, OH, I had been trying all day to capture a photo showing the muzzle flash from a rifle.  With literally hundreds of opportunities, shooting in continuous mode, this was the only shot of … Continue reading

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Leading Up to Memorial Day: Part III

In my run-up this week toward Memorial Day, the photos continue to illustrate the D-Day Reenactment in Conneaut, OH that is performed each summer.  In this photo, taken with a long telephoto lens, U.S. Army reenactors advance up the beach … Continue reading

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Leading Up to Memorial Day: Part II

As the troops disembark from the landing craft during the Conneaut D-Day reenactment, a P51 Mustang provides air support, strafing the German pillbox positions on the beach and bluff. Shooting this event while sitting on the steep bluff, there were … Continue reading

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Leading Up to Memorial Day: Part I

With Memorial Day approaching, only a week away, I thought I would post a series of photos in order to remind us of the true meaning of Memorial Day, to honor Americans who have died in all wars. Several years … Continue reading

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