While my daughter practiced at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts earlier this week, I snuck off to take a few night shots of downtown Kansas City.  Dedicated in 1926, the Liberty Memorial is an Egyptian Revival limestone memorial dedicated to the soldiers who perished in World War I that stands tall on a […]

As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

Native to Mexico, it is a folk-lore from that country that ties the poinsettia to Christmas.  In a story that reminds me a lot of The Little Drummer Boy, Mexican legend tells us about a poor girl who could only offer weeds as a gift to Jesus on Christmas Eve.  When she picked the weeds […]