Expected the unexpected

Finally got back outside to take some pictures over at one of my favorite places Emmenegger Nature Park, something I haven’t done for quite some time, in fact since I started my new job. Now while I didn’t get as many good pictures as I would have liked too, I did manage to get thisContinue reading “Expected the unexpected”

Photography & kids

So last night I went to hear Missouri Department of Conservation photographer Noppadol Paothong speak at Powder Valley Nature Center. I not only learned a few things about nature photography, it also reiterated once again, that one of the best things I did for my kids was take them to several of the parks aroundContinue reading “Photography & kids”


Tonight’s article comes from an author I’ve read many times before and while is only partly about leaves, leaves are something I dearly miss these days. After the last of our four big trees came down recently, They’re like missing a dear friend. The article is entitled “McClellan: Giving thanks for falling leaves” by BillContinue reading “Leaves”


So now that I’ve had my camera for a couple of years now, I’ve finally begun to take pictures and mostly pictures of nature during our family vacations to Minnesota. With that said, I wanted to blog about this article tonight in part because this gentleman also takes picture of nature but also for anotherContinue reading “Photography”

Good & dirty

Here is another moment where the article I’m going to write about isn’t available unless you have access to the Wall Street Journal. The article is entitled ” Get Your Children Good and Dirty” by B. Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta. The upside here however, is that the essay is adapted from their new bookContinue reading “Good & dirty”