A Year Ago Today: Amsterdam:  The Family Car Amsterdam:  First Stop?  Frites! You Might Also Enjoy: Other Boat Posts Other Lake Lenexa Posts

In honor of Halloween, here is a photo of a big spider that plopped down right in front of me on a trail walk at Lake Lenexa the other day.  He was about the size of a quarter or Euro, and was busy spinning a very elaborate web.  Good thing I’m not afraid of spiders. […]

Squirrels have made appearances on my blog quite a bit over the past two years.  Here are three more photos from an encounter with a squirrel, this guy busy preparing for winter. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Squirrel Photo #1.  What are you lookin’ at? Squirrel Photo #2.  Storing nuts […]

A Year Ago Today: London:  Millennium Bridge London:  St. Paul’s Cathedral You Might Also Enjoy: Wordless Wednesday:  Fall Trail Walk Other Fall Posts

While I’m sad that fall means that winter is just around the corner, there are few more beautiful times to go for a trail walk than right now.  My daughter and I enjoyed crunching through the crisp, colorful leaves, collecting acorns, and watching a very photogenic squirrel plan ahead.   You Might Also Enjoy: One […]

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~ Henry David Thoreau You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Making Dog Biscuits Other Fall Posts

Nothing says fall like cooler temperatures, falling leaves, and mums everywhere.  Here is a photo of the mums planted in front of my house after a recent rain. You Might Also Enjoy: One Thing, Three Ways:  Fall Mums Other Fall Posts Other Flower Posts