The Perfect Tree

This ageless specimen can be found on the grounds of the Nelson- Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO.  The majestic stainless steel tree stands proudly on top of a knoll overlooking the expansive grounds of the museum. At first sight, I thought, "Wow, the perfect tree!"   No crunchy nut shells on the ground, no fruit to attract … Continue reading The Perfect Tree

2-Headed Swan

With the help of a telephoto lens, I could tell this was NOT a freak of nature, but with the naked eye, it sure looked like a two-headed swan.  This shot was taken at Squaw Creek Wildlife Refuge near Mound City, Missouri. Thought for the Day:  In my many years I have come to a … Continue reading 2-Headed Swan

Who’s Counting?

Spring break and the grandkids were out of school, so we piled in the car and headed south. Clear skies, light winds and moderate temps -- a perfect day to witness the massive spring migration of waterfowl at Squaw Creek Wildlife Refuge, near Mound City, Missouri. Squaw Creek is an ideal place for the birds … Continue reading Who’s Counting?