Opened in 1844, with animals donated by Frederick William IV, King of Prussia, the Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany.  You might remember the world-famous polar bear cub, Knut, who was born in captivity at the Berlin Zoo and raised by zoo keepers after he was rejected by his mother. This guy climbed up […]

On Today’s Date in the Past: Old Barn West of Billings One Thing, Three Ways:  Strawberries

Another long, lost photo from last summer I finally had a chance to share…

The Point Bonita Lighthouse is supposed to be one of the surprise gems of the Bay Area.  However, it’s only open a total of just over ten hours a week.  Walking to the entrance still offered lovely views of the Golden Gate Bridge, and the entrance itself looks like a life-sized gnome home.  After seeing […]

We encountered soooooo many harbor seals on our hike at Point Lobos.  Here are three of my favorites.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Harbor Seal Photo #1.  Catching a nap on a rock. Harbor Seal Photo #2.  “Smiling” for the camera. Harbor Seal Photo #3.  Ugh!  It’s the chick with […]

It took until nearly June, but spring finally arrived in Kansas City.  It’s been a few weeks since I shot this photo, but I took this when the kids and I went on a hike at Lake Lenexa one evening after dinner. You Might Also Enjoy: Other Kansas City Posts Other Lake Lenexa Posts One […]

Another stop on the long way home from Topeka was the Rising Sun access point down to the Kaw River.  Between the fall colors and the moody skies, it was a gorgeous walk along a deserted path. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite shot below? Kaw River Photo #1.   Kaw River […]