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

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 […]

    After the horrible drought we experienced this summer here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA, it’s so nice to see some water back in the streams, creeks, and lakes.  We still have a way to go in catching back up to our regular water levels, but it’s definitely a step in the right direction.   You Might Also […]

A few more images of the impact the drought has had here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA from a recent walk through Shawnee Mission Park. Drought Photo #1.  Crispy leaves hang from a tree overlooking what’s left of a stream. Drought Photo #2.  The water levels are down significantly in every body of water.  Smaller streams and creeks are […]

Three random shots during an otherwise uneventful walk through Ernie Miller Park. What do you think?  Any tips, tricks, or feedback on the photos below? Ernie Miller Park Photo #1.  I took a few shots into direct sunlight with my new filter.  While this was my favorite, I feel mostly lukewarm about it. Ernie Miller […]

I saw this pterodactyl-looking bird hanging out on Brush Creek on the Country Club Plaza.  You might remember that I am not very good at identifying animals beyond their most basic names (like bird), but thanks a recent post of beautiful Great Blue Heron shots by fellow photoblogger H. J. Ruiz over at Avian 101, I […]

This bear cub catching a fish out of a fountain stream is part of the fountain in front of the Merriam Visitors Bureau. You Might Also Enjoy: Fountains of Kansas City Fountains of Kansas City:  Romany Fountain Fountains of Kansas City:  Protector of Vineyards and Orchards