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 […]

There are two sculptures titled “Eagle” in Kansas City.  This is the one located on Ward Parkway at 67th St.  The bronze, 2,000 pound piece is over two centuries old and once stood in the courtyard of the Japanese Embassy and was displayed at their exhibit at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1903.  It was […]

Starting just south of the Meyer Circle Fountain and running down the wide, grassy median of Ward Parkway to 75th Street, the Avenue of Trees is a memorial to the 440 sons and one daughter of Kansas City who died in World War I.  While I’m still struggling to capture the Meyer Circle Fountain to my […]

Last summer my son earned a fist full of merit badges at camp.  He has been waiting patiently ever since for me to add them to his Boy Scout badge.  As I completed the task and crossed it off of my to do list today, I thought I’d snap a pic of his Boy Scout shirt.  […]