“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A Danish boy fishes in the waters surrounding the Kastellet in Copenhagen, Denmark.  

The Monterey Bay Aquarium sits on the site that was once Monterey‘s largest fish packing plant, the Hovden Cannery.  Upon entering the Aquarium, visitors can learn about Monterey’s history, from the canneries that fed soldiers during both world wars to John Steinbeck who wrote about Cannery Row during its prime. “Soldiers ate Monterey sardines during […]

On a walk along the Mill Creak Streamway trail this past Saturday, I was able to capture a great blue heron fishing, posing, and then perching in a tree.  While the capture of the heron with the fish is nothing like the amazing shots regularly posted by Phil Lanoue, it’s the first time I’ve even seen […]

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 […]

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 […]

The sunset over Shawnee Mission Lake was absolutely gorgeous.  How lucky for me I also stumbled upon a fisherman at the end of the day. You Might Also Enjoy: Evening Fish Wordless Wednesday:  The Catch

I’m on the fence about this shot.  I took it in May and never loved it enough to post it over other contenders.  I’m trying to get a handful of remaining, partially started posts either posted or trashed so can move on to June full speed, and I’m still on the fence about this one. What […]