Married Love is a statue of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine, seated on a bench.  Artist Oscar Nemon who created the sculpture, made a smaller version of it for Blenheim Palace where Churchill was married. A closer view of Sir Winston Churchill leaning back on a bench… …while Mrs. Churchill leans forward […]

From her spot in front of the Intercontinental Hotel, Diane, the Roman goddess of the mooon, overlooks the Plaza.  She is surrounded by cherubs and has one of the tallest man-made waterfalls cascading behind her. You Might Also Enjoy: Fountains of Kansas City Fountains of Kansas City:  Merriam Visitors Bureau Fountain Fountains of Kansas City:  […]

The Sixty-Ninth Street Fountain is a simple pedestal fountain that’s been on Ward Parkway since the 1930s.  The fountain wasn’t running, so I tried to frame the fountain with the flowers in front and get in close. You Might Also Enjoy: Fountains of Kansas City:  Meyer Circle Fountain Fountains of Kansas City:  Merriam Visitors Bureau Fountain […]

There are two sculptures titled “Eagle” in Kansas City.  This is the one located on Ward Parkway at 67th St.  The bronze, 2,000 pound piece is over two centuries old and once stood in the courtyard of the Japanese Embassy and was displayed at their exhibit at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1903.  It was […]

Starting just south of the Meyer Circle Fountain and running down the wide, grassy median of Ward Parkway to 75th Street, the Avenue of Trees is a memorial to the 440 sons and one daughter of Kansas City who died in World War I.  While I’m still struggling to capture the Meyer Circle Fountain to my […]

Goodness, my cat sure has it rough! You Might Also Enjoy: Tentative First Steps My Favorite Daughter:  Calista the Cat

The Meyer Circle Fountain is one of the largest and most recognizable in the city, taking up most of the middle of a busy traffic circle at Meyer Boulevard and Ward Parkway.  Over the past several weeks, I have taken nearly 50 photos of this fountain, from every angle, and I am still not very pleased […]