I took these shots from farther than I would have liked.  In a snow storm.  They are not as sharp or as impressive as I would have liked, but I wanted to share them for feedback nonetheless. What do you think?  Any tips for next time?   Duck Photo #1.  A mama mallard duck waddles […]

On one final walk along the Maas River before heading for the train station for Paris, I came across these geese swimming in the Maas River.  I couldn’t choose between these two shots. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite between the two? Goose Photo #1.   Goose Photo #2.   You Might […]

The extreme drought this summer seems to have driven away the wildlife.  While it used to be easy to take a walk around Lake Lenexa and find ducks, it’s grown harder and harder these past few months.  Nearly all of the creeks, streams, and smaller wetland areas are bone dry.  All of the larger bodies of […]

My youngest (age 5) finally got up the courage to jump off of the diving board.  And now she won’t stop!

While cleaning the pool, I saw a ladybug leisurely swimming in the deep end.  I scooped her up and handed her off to my youngest who had a grand old-time playing with her like a pet and calling her “lady.” Do you have a favorite image below? Ladybug Photo #1.  Sofia and “Lady” meet each […]