Red

My youngest daughter loves to visit Red and Dakota, two horses that live up the street from us.  Now that she’s improved her biking skills, she loves riding down to feed them apples and carrots.  While Dakota happily ate everything Sofia had to offer her, Red is a bit more timid and enjoyed grass instead.

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 […]

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 […]

While it may be one of the most famous statues in Kansas City, I found it awfully hard to get to The Scout partially hidden by a large tree at the end of a closed road in a run-down part of Penn Valley Park.  But once I tracked the award-winning, ten foot tall statue down, […]

In the Renaissance, well before automobiles were invented, horses, stables, wagons, and carriages were essential to chateau life.  Yet of all the castles we visited, Chateau d’Usse was the only one that showcased any of these elements in any great depth.  After seeing all of the old tack displayed, including some items with the fleur-de-lis and king’s initials, we […]

Although we knew better, we visited Versailles on a Saturday.  The place was packed and the parking lot was completely full.  We finally found a parking place on a side road on the far west side of the Versailles estate, but that location required us to walk nearly the circumference of the estate to enter […]

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 […]