While we do adore Berlin, the polar bear at the Kansas City Zoo, it was fun meeting twin brothers Kiska and Koluk at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo in New Mexico over Spring Break. One of them acted like an 800-pound pet dog, tossing a toy across the Inukshuk Bay enclosure, sliding down into the water, and retrieving it. […]

“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau A Danish boy fishes in the waters surrounding the Kastellet in Copenhagen, Denmark.  

Just in case I haven’t posted enough duck photos over the years, here’s one I met in Golden Gate Park.  

Any time the sun peeks out and there’s a break in all the rain we’ve received, it seems like every creature rushes to soak in the sun, including this turtle and duck cooling their heels on a log in the middle of Lake Lenexa. On Today’s Date in the Past: Waiting for My Wish to […]

After taking these photos last Spring, I was excited for another chance to photograph the Golden Gate Bridge in August.  Unfortunately, it was a little foggy, but that is often the case in San Francisco. Here are three more photos of the Golden Gate Bridge.  What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Golden […]

Home to the oldest lighthouse on the West Coast and an abandoned prison, Alcatraz Island is now managed by the National Park Service. Each year, more than 1.3 million people visit “The Rock”, the federal penitentiary that once housed America’s most notorious criminals. Here are three shots of Alcatraz from my August trip to San […]