After kicking myself for missing an incredible photo op with three gorgeous deer just feet away earlier this week, I was lucky enough to snap these two pics.  While I love the closer shot of the single deer, I am also partial to the more interesting composition and red bud blooms I was able to manage in […]

Flat of strawberries from the Wohletz Farm

While the winters here in the middle of the US are harsh, once the snow melts we are able to take advantage of the most amazing fruits, veggies, artisan cheeses, and farm-fresh eggs. We have frequented The Berry Patch for many years, but we’ve never pursued “u-pick” strawberries because we grow strawberries in our backyard […]

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 […]

Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  The zoo’s population of rare deer are part of several captive breeding projects.  I’m not sure if this is one of the deer that is considered rare, but it was awfully cute! On […]

When Synke visited last month, we took an evening hike through waist-high prairie grass and wildflowers near Lake Lenexa in search of deer and other lovely things to photograph.  I feel “so so” about the photograph of a young doe I took that evening, and I’m not sure if I’ll post it, or not.  However, I […]