If you don’t know what to expect, seeing the Mona Lisa, or La Joconde as she’s called at home in France, can be a bit of a letdown.  The portrait which has been called the best known, most visited, most written about, most sung about, and most parodied work of art in the world is only […]

Quick, candid shot of Sofia while we were walking at Lake Lenexa. A Year Ago Today: Amsterdam:  House Boat Amsterdam:  Typical Street Along a Canal You Might Also Enjoy: Other Lake Lenexa Posts One Postage Stamp at a Time

The Inside Out Project invites New Yorkers and visitors to take “selfies” in a photo booth in Times Square, on the site of the world’s first ever photo booth nearly 100 years ago.  The portraits are then pasted on a special backdrop designed by French artist JR and assembled in Times Square.  The goal of […]

I’m a few weeks late in sharing these photos, but my middle daughter became a teenager at the end of March.  For those of you playing along at home, that brings the total number of young teens in my household up to three:  two 14-year-olds and a 13-year-old.  You may soon see a lot more […]

I’m really hoping to improve my indoor and artificial light photography in 2013.  This photo doesn’t do her justice, but my oldest daughter just looked so pretty in this dark, red color with her side braid that I had to try. You Might Also Enjoy: Gigi Leap Day:  Part I 2013:  A Look Ahead

I continue to love staying at Hotel Zaza during my business trips to Dallas.  Here’s another glimpse at this eclectic hotel, this time the view across from the second floor elevators.   You Might Also Enjoy: Hotel Zaza Dallas Fish Market

Since it was basically a toss-up between the original shot and the black and white shot with selected color on this post from a few days ago, I’m sharing this shot of my oldest daughter without any further effort on my part. Little known fact:  Gretchen has a twin brother who hates getting his picture […]