Between triple digit temperatures and no rain, this summer has been a hot, crispy one here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  I love taking photos outside and found it difficult to get out as often in the extreme heat this month.  Fortunately I got to spend a few days in both Toronto and Dallas (where it was surprisingly cooler than […]

Walking around Lake Lenexa, you can’t help but see dragonflies of all shapes and colors, especially in the evening.  I’m afraid I’m becoming a bit obsessed with them, but they are just so cool.  Here are a few of my favorites from a long walk around the Lake Sunday afternoon. Do you have a favorite […]

I can’t believe I’m halfway through my 365 +1 Project (thank you Leap Year)!  While I continue to learn from amazing photographers from around the world every day, I’ve also learned that… …I really want to visit Norway.  And Oregon, Jasper National Park, and New Zealand. …while Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has its own advantages, I miss being closer […]

While I’m not super happy to see all of these holes in the morning glory leaves on the trellis in the back yard, I did think these beetles were pretty cool looking. You Might Also Enjoy: Grasshopper Dragonfly

There are so many talented photographers out there — amateurs and professionals alike — sharing a photo a day in 2012 that it shouldn’t surprise me that my original Favorite “Year of Pics” Photos from A to Z post remains one of my most viewed posts.  So without further ado, here is take two! Here […]