Farm Clouds

April 30, 2014 - We were hoping for more color to the setting sun when my son and I headed west in search of a good spot. The clouds were...
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Tulip

April 29, 2014 - One single Tulip, surrounded by brethren of different colors. All beautiful.
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Corn's a Poppin'

April 28, 2014 - Nearly as far as my eye could see, evenly placed and spaced corn seeds were sprouting above the earth they'd been plante...
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Crab Apple Path

April 27, 2014 - Crab Apple Path lives up to its name with an explosion of lavender blossoms on the Crab Apple trees lining the path. Ab...
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I See Knees

April 26, 2014 - After some forest management cleared out some of the invasive specie of trees, this swampy low spot shows off the Cypres...
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Bike Trail Sunset

April 25, 2014 - It was a perfect evening for a bike ride. Or, in my case, a trike ride. I took my recumbent tricycle out on the Sangamon...
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Seasons on the River

April 24, 2014 - Everything but the snow is in this image. There's new growth on the trees, the season of spring's gift of a canopy of gr...
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Emma Sleeps

April 23, 2014 - I was at a local church the other day, documenting the beautiful and grand way it was decorated for Easter. After I had...
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Pine Cone in the Making

April 22, 2014 - A sure sign of spring. A pine cone (or two) just beginning to grow, surrounded by a forest of pine needles.
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Bee At Work

April 21, 2014 - With a few minutes to spend, waiting for someone to finish their errands so I could give them a lift home, I took a walk...
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Placid

April 20, 2014 - So serene looking was this gaggle of geese, relaxing on the mostly still waters of Washington Park Lagoon, that I slowed...
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Splash

April 19, 2014 - "What do you see?" That's what my bride, my Karen Sue, said to me when I showed her this image. Until she said that,...
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Pausing to Pose

April 17, 2014 - This fine looking turtle was crossing the path I was on one day. Slowly it lumbered onward, from one side to another....
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Lamb and Grass

April 16, 2014 - I find these fuzzy leaves to be fascinating. Lamb's Ear is the name of the plant, it flowers with tall stalks of equally...
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Ready To Fly

April 15, 2014 - Seed pods from a River Birch tree in our yard, dancing in the wind, ready to fly in hopes of starting a new generation o...
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Bursting Through

April 14, 2014 - Despite the cold weather, the ice pellets and snowflakes, it is Spring. New growth is bursting through on everything th...
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Sunset Witness

April 13, 2014 - The tree leans into the setting sun over Lake Springfield, as nightfall descends.
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Evergreen and Ever Blue

April 12, 2014 - When the sun shines down on the earth, the sky is always blue, except when covered with clouds. We're that blue dot in t...
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Cooling Off

April 11, 2014 - Spring is in full season. The buds are at the tip of every tree and shrub branch. The earth is turned and some of it p...
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Over Amber

April 10, 2014 - A gorgeously textured sky of white and blue flows like a river over the amber fields of prairie grasses below. There's...
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New Growth

April 09, 2014 - New green shoots from the branch of a garden tree. A sure sign that spring has sprung.
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Elegant

April 08, 2014 - It was time again for the "Elegant Event" that my sister Trish and her fellow Kindergarten teacher Karen put on each yea...
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Me

April 07, 2014 - We were all set up, ready to take portraits of kindergarten folk, for the Elegant Event that my sister Trish and her co-...
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White Wading

April 06, 2014 - "Nice day for a white wedding...." are words to a Billy Idol song. That's how my mind worked at coming up for the title...
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Happy Face

April 05, 2014 - "I'm gonna get you!" With her hands reaching out to grab my camera, my great niece Maggie is full of smiles and the joy...
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Circuit Rider

April 04, 2014 - Abraham Lincoln, depicted here in this bronze statue which is part of his tomb, as a circuit rider. From the time that...
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Alert

April 03, 2014 - I don't think I've ever surprised this cat. Smokey, a dark gray feline with subtle stripes, is much more intelligent an...
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Lincoln Reflected

April 02, 2014 - Looking down the corridor from the burial chamber in the tomb that holds President Abraham Lincoln's remains, this statu...
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Lincoln Waits

April 01, 2014 - In the anteroom of the tomb that holds the remains of President Abraham Lincoln, a replica of the Lincoln Memorial statu...
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