As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

Full of droplets from the fog, I snapped this spider web on one of the bridges crossing the Maas River on my last morning in Maastricht. Warning to fellow photoblogger Wanna Be:  this photo is free of any creepy crawlies that give you the willies, but do NOT click on any of the “You Might […]

This falling leaf was hanging by a spider’s web, swinging in the wind when I went for my walk in the woods at the Overland Park Arboretum. You Might Also Enjoy: Overland Park Arboretum Posts Leaf First Sign of Fall The Itsy Bitsy Spider

Like much of the middle part of the country, Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has been suffering from oppressive heat and no rain for many, many months.  The weather seems to have taken a toll on everyone  and everything, from farmers to suburban landscaping, from rivers and creeks to the wildlife that depends on them. Drought Photo #1.  A […]

While nowhere near as cute as ducks, kittens, deer, or cows, I find creepy crawlies like this still interesting to try to capture “on film.” Creepy Crawly #1.  This may be the most photogenic frog in all of the land.  He was sitting on the boring paved path along Lake Lenexa and let me take […]