After dropping my son off at Boys State on the beautiful Kansas State University campus, the girls and I toured the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan.  It sure has grown since I was there last, back in a year that started with a “1.”  This feathered friend is a crested screamer. On Today’s Date in the […]

A young Canada gosling at Lake Lenexa rests in the grass by the lake while momma watches me from nearby  

There is an infamous “church” from Topeka, Kansas that regularly makes national news for the hateful signs they display while protesting at funerals, concerts, and other events. I won’t mention them by name or give them another pixel of space on my blog.  Instead, I want to focus on the house across the street, painted the colors […]

All of the rain we’ve received here in the Midwest this summer has resulted in the most lush, green meadows full of wildflowers.  This calf standing in a field near Manhattan, Kansas was awfully cute! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Scenes from a Tide Pool Jellies

And also my posts from this trip to San Francisco… On Today’s Date in the Past: Giant Green Anemone California Sheephead Yellow Butterfly on a Yellow Flower

After studying up on night photography and giving it another go, I was bummed that the red paper lanterns weren’t lit in Chinatown the night we wandered over to that part of town.  It’s just not the same during the day time, but here’s my favorite shot of my trip back the next day. On […]

With its antique lanterns, benches, and ornamental handrails, Pier 7 always reminds me of Paris.  And, because it doesn’t have either the action or the awareness of Pier 39, it’s much less trafficked.  Here are three photos of San Francisco‘s most beautiful pier as I continued to work on my night shots in the City […]