No trip to the zoo would be complete without stalking some birds with my camera.  Here are three different bird photos from the Kansas City Zoo.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Bird Photo #1.  I believe that this gorgeous bird is a starling, a song bird that is part of the […]

Lorikeets are small parrots found throughout the Australasian region. They like to eat flower nectar and soft fruit.  They are probably the most colorful creatures we saw at the zoo!  

As if the breathtaking, natural beauty of Powell Gardens wasn’t already enough, this summer included an exhibit that incorporated Lego scenes into the park Dale Chihuly-style.  Artist Sean Kenney used more than 300,000 Lego bricks to create 27 sculptures in 14 scenes set around the gardens. My favorite exhibit was probably the Mallard Duck and Ducklings […]

The seagulls along the piers behind the Ferry Building all the way up to Fisherman’s Wharf tend to be pretty trusting of people, probably because they are fed by tourists or have plenty of dropped items to dine upon.  This guy posed nicely in front of the Bay Bridge and let me get in nice and […]

It’s been fun watching the cardinals pair up for spring.  It looks like the male brings the female bits of food some of the time. I  just hope to be able to find nests of eggs to (carefully) photograph soon! On Today’s Date in the Past: One Thing, Three Ways:  The Winery SF One Thing, […]