My three dancers have their recital this weekend which means tonight was dress rehearsal.  I snapped this shot of some of the younger dancers, in their sparkles and tulle, preparing to go on stage.  While you can’t see their faces, and this shot isn’t as clear or crisp as I’d have liked, I feel like you […]

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While running around town stalking fountains and sculptures, I ran into this squirrel just off of Ward Parkway. You Might Also Enjoy: Keeping the Squirrels at Bay Cleaning Out the Fridge (Figuratively, Not Literally) Acting a Little Squirrelly

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Because I now have as many blog visitors from outside the US as from the US, let me take a moment to explain Memorial Day.  Observed each year on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day is a federal holiday set aside to remember the men and women who passed away while serving in the […]

Can you believe it’s been over a week since I’ve posted a photo of a barn?  Here’s an old barn I drive by quite often in Western Shawnee.  As an added bonus, this one almost always has horses out front. You Might Also Enjoy: Old Barn on the Way to the Airport Lake Lenexa Barn:  […]

My first paid job, not counting babysitting, was picking cherries.  As middle schoolers, my sister and I would ride our bikes from our little town just outside Maastricht, in the southern part of the Netherlands, to the town to the north of us and spend all day picking cherries with the sisters who lived next door to […]