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 […]

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As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

I am still trying to get the rest of the photos I took in July up on the site so I can fully embrace all that is August.  Here are some shots I wanted to share from a recent walk at Ironwoods Park after a disappointing early morning attempt to shoot a barn. What do […]

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 […]