After dropping my son off at Boys State on the beautiful Kansas State University campus, the girls and I toured the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan.  It sure has grown since I was there last, back in a year that started with a “1.”  This feathered friend is a crested screamer. On Today’s Date in the […]

Like the Coit Tower, the Transamerica Pyramid helps define San Francisco‘s skyline.  When it was completed in 1972, the pyramid was the eighth tallest building in the world.  Its concrete foundation is nine feet thick, poured around-the-clock for three days straight. The exterior of the building is covered in crushed quartz which gives it its light […]

Things have been a bit rocky in my garden this year.  To make way for a lovely, new fence, the old fence was torn down.  The usually reliable Liquid Fence failed me (probably because of all the rain we’ve had), and the rabbits and deer had a field day.  All of my spring veggies are gone: […]

Especially when they have paws and claws like this African lioness… On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  Box of Chocolates One Thing, Three Ways:  Deer in a Field Help Me Decide:  January Assignment for Capture Your 365 It’s Hard to Stand Out…

Just like the deer, the squirrels look a lot different in California than in the Midwest.  Despite signs everywhere asking people not to feed the ground squirrels, all of the ones I saw looked plenty plump and allowed me to get awfully close with my camera.  This squirrel was quite photogenic, acting almost like a […]