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 […]

Two-and-a-half-year-old chimpanzee youth, Nkurukoto, is as much fun to watch as about any toddler you’ll encounter.  Curious, adorable, and funny, he certainly kept my attention for quite some time!  There were several white hard hats in the exhibit with the chimps.  I’m not sure if they’re there as toys or as serving dishes, but I do […]

Opened in 2010 as a replacement to the Paseo Bridge, the Bond Bridge is a beautiful, cable-stayed bridge across the Missouri River.  It looks especially lovely at sunset when viewed downstream so you’re facing west toward Kansas. Click on any image to enlarge I love the light that the setting sun casts on the tall […]

In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are some night shots of the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City.  Dedicated in 1926, the Liberty Memorial is an Egyptian Revival limestone memorial dedicated to the soldiers who perished in World War I that stands tall on a hill near Union Station and Crown Center. Since December 2006, the […]

And with the Kansas City Royals’ World Series Victory Parade behind us, I return to my photos of Budapest from September.  Hopefully I’ll be through them and the other recent photos before I travel again later this month… Budapest developed from two Bulgarian military frontier fortresses — Buda and Pest — situated on the two banks […]