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Stare

March 31, 2014 - Sissy, our tabby-cat, stares back at me. She was kind enough to look directly into the lens this time. Her tendency is t...
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Cloud River

March 30, 2014 - When I look up at the sky and see a river of clouds rushing to the east like this, I stand in awe at the wonder of our p...
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Greetings

March 29, 2014 - This horse has light blue eyes. I was fortunate to get close enough to grab a portrait as this lovely creature looked my...
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Feeding

March 28, 2014 - It was early morning in winter, and the horses had been let out of the barn to feed on bales of grains tossed here and t...
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Last Rays

March 27, 2014 - Driving home one night, after a late afternoon walk, I spotted this single cloud in the otherwise blue sky. The sun was...
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Morning Ruckus

March 26, 2014 - The gulls have one thing in mind at all times: FOOD! They are always searching, flying, fighting and on the hunt for foo...
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Sunny Beach

March 25, 2014 - I know this isn't an image of the beach proper, but of the dunes between the beach and the mainland. This morning, you c...
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Cloud Reflection

March 24, 2014 - At the end of the day, the river of clouds flew overhead at sunset, reflected in the calm waters of Lake Springfield.
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Autumn on the Sangamon

March 23, 2014 - Being surrounded by the flat prairie with hundreds of thousands of acres of farm land, a little water causes a stir insi...
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Starlight Twilight

March 22, 2014 - Between sunset and darkness stands the twilight of evening, when the stars come out and the sky turns deep blue.
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Bloomin' Good

March 21, 2014 - Blooms of spring flowers to brighten the day.
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Spring is Here

March 20, 2014 - Spring has arrived! The Vernal Equinox has come and gone. The season has changed, and I am deeply grateful this year. T...
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The Trees Stand in Tibute

March 19, 2014 - The trees, barren of leaves in the last of winter's gray days, stand in tribute around the tomb of President Abraham Lin...
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Entangled

March 18, 2014 - First there was the fence. The the tree took root and grew. Life trumps death each moment.
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Birds of Chaos

March 17, 2014 - I could hear the noise as soon as I entered Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden, by Lake Springfield. "That's a lot of birds...
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Wood Shadows

March 15, 2014 - Just before the season of spring begins, the forest looks its most stark. Bare trees and deep shadows paint monochrome p...
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Water Patterns

March 14, 2014 - After a rainfall, the shining beads of water on these leaves contrasts nicely with the patterns in each leaf.
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Sun and Stripes

March 12, 2014 - Sissy, our striped cat, sitting in the sun and shadows on our striped couch.
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Not Kansas

March 11, 2014 - I usually ask Karen what she thinks of a photo, in order to compare my take to hers. "Looks like Kansas!" said she. No...
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Lagoon

March 10, 2014 - Lagoon Haiku: By the water's edge I sit reflecting on life The trees watch me too
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Layla

March 09, 2014 - Whenever we have family gatherings, they're usually large enough that there's a number of tables to gather around. I alw...
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Sunlight Warmth

March 08, 2014 - I've seen frost on the fields of grass before, but seeing the sunshine melt this field of prairie grass, like a wave of...
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Frozen Morning

March 07, 2014 - The frost was on the ground still, wherever the shadows lingered and sunlight hadn't had time yet to send it off melting...
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Skyscape

March 05, 2014 - Layers of color, painted on the clouds above the prairie farmland below. A beauty of a sunset, changing with every seco...
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Reflections

March 04, 2014 - When this goose bent down to get a sip of water, the reflected sunlight painted patterns similar to those already in its...
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Decay

March 03, 2014 - As spring is about to hit the trees in the background, this support structure of a long-abandoned train trestle stands i...
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Playing & Posing

March 02, 2014 - Meet Maggie, my feisty and full of the Dickens great-niece. She's got a twinkle in her eye, a smile on her face, and th...
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Afternoon Path

March 01, 2014 - As I turned a corner in the trail, the path before me stretched into the distance, covered with deep shadows from the tr...
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