An eland is a type of antelope found in eastern and southern Africa On Today’s Date in the Past: January 2013 Wrap-Up January Wrap-Up 

Something new I learned while preparing this post — big horn sheep originally came to North America via the Bering land bridge from Siberia. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Apple Blue Eyes on Stage  

Actually, I’m not sure what sort of flowers these are, but I do know they were in the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix. On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Christopher Elbow Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Great Blue Heron Mallard Ducks at Loose Park

Especially when they have paws and claws like this African lioness… On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Box of Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Deer in a Field Help Me Decide:  January Assignment for Capture Your 365 It’s Hard to Stand Out…

From their pencil-thin legs to their long, flexible necks, I find flamingos fascinating.  Of course, I also like pink… On Today’s Date in the Past: Buddy Approaching Full Moon Wishes DO Come True

Whenever I see a flamingo, I am reminded of CJ Cregg’s Secret Service name on the West Wing.   When she learned that they called her “flamingo” she retorted with disgust, “the flamingo is a ridiculous looking bird!” I think they’re pretty cool.  And, if I ever need a code name, I’ll happily adopt “flamingo.” […]

I don’t have the equipment or talent to do runway in limited lighting justice, but this was my best shot of my daughter strutting her stuff at Kansas City Fashion Week last Fall.  She’s wearing a design from the young and incredibly talented Kate Walz.  Maybe I’ll be lucky enough to have a bigger, badder […]