Kansas City’s Union Station is a beaux-arts-style building built in the early 1900s at a cost of $6 million.  From its opening in 1914 until air transportation picked up in the 1950s, Union Station was one of Kansas City‘s most critical transportation hubs for more than 40 years, with especially strong rail passenger traffic years […]

I’ll let you in on a little secret:  I’m not a big fan of Christmas.  Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely cherish the time we get to spend with my parents, sister, brother-in-law, and nieces when they make the long trek from their warm-weather homes to the middle of the country to spend the holidays […]

Liberty Memorial, a tribute to the fallen solidiers of World War I, is currently under renovation.  So instead of showing you the tower in it’s current state, here is a view of Union Station with Kansas City behind it from the base of Liberty Memorial. You Might Also Enjoy: Project 52, Week 10:  Looking Up […]

Four years ago, I started this blog as a 365 project.  I pushed myself to take and post a photo a day throughout 2012 in order to make time to pursue a hobby that interested me.  There were some days without posts in 2015.  Okay, sometimes it was longer than that.  Yes, I’m looking at […]

When I see red, white, and blue, I don’t just think of the flags of the United States or France.  Instead, I think of the values that brought the people of these countries together when they revolted against an oppressive regime back in the 1700s.  Red, white, and blue make me think of liberty, equality, […]