My oldest daughter, Gigi, has become quite an artist.  I love this shot of her painting in a field of wildflowers near our house.    

I have only been to Yellowstone Park twice, and the last time was about seven years ago.  It is an absolutely magical place, especially this year after all of the rain.  The meadows are lush, the wildflowers are in bloom, and all of the animals are happy.

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 […]

All of the rain we’ve received here in the Midwest this summer has resulted in the most lush, green meadows full of wildflowers.  This calf standing in a field near Manhattan, Kansas was awfully cute! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Scenes from a Tide Pool Jellies

It feels like years since it’s been here! While some parts of the country are dealing with drought conditions, the Midwest has experienced a very wet spring.  The wildflowers in my garden seem as desperate for the sunshine as the rest of us living creatures.