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 […]

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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 […]

No matter how fast I seem to work on publishing them, the lingering shots from my trip to Europe last month continue to cut into the shots I want to share in “real-time” from the Thanksgiving holidays.  So another break from Europe to cut to the present… Last night the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art held […]

He’s ba-ack! The Elf on the Shelf is a relatively new way the youngest generation celebrates the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  The day after Thanksgiving, the elf appears and observes who’s naughty and who’s nice.  Each evening, he flies back to the North Pole to give Santa his report and lands in a new […]

    Thanksgiving is probably the only holiday meal I don’t make at home.  With all of our family far away, the six of us decided a few years ago that it was faster, easier, more cost-effective, and fun to just make reservations.  And so that has become our tradition.  This year we took a […]

I just had to try to capture this little girl listening intently to the self-guided audio device at Versailles while peering out of an amazing palace and onto the even more amazing gardens on a gorgeous, summer day.  I’m not sure I did all that I should have from a lighting perspective.  I’m still learning […]