Missouri Botanical Garden is open into the evening on select nights in July.
I packed the camera and a couple of lenses on Friday evening. Sadly, they prohibit tripods because of the crowds, so twilight photography is tricky.
The moon and Venus:
Reflecting off of the surface of a still pool of water.
Zinnia still life:
Climatron, Chihuly, and water lily pools:
I saw Anna here at home this week, when she came over for dinner and a laundry evening.
From last weekend in Lee’s Summit, these portraits of the rest of Beth’s family:
Joseph, age 11.
Luke, age 16. [taken with wrong lens in low light, but I like the composition]
From Monday evening. The Cards won!
Many thanks to Beverly Garner for the great seats on the third-base line.
This kid wished and waited . . . in vain . . . for a foul ball to come his way.
Kolton Wong at bat. He hit a double on this swing.
Several weeks ago, I posted a photo of the surveyor markings on my the sidewalk in front of my little house on Lawn Place.
The demolition crew arrived Tuesday.
Three years of patience is about to be rewarded. And I’m told — at NO cost to me, since the cause of my sidewalk deterioration is a big elm tree on the city right-of-way.
1975. The second half of 8th grade. I was in Black and Gold Singers at Pleasant Lea Junior High. And still singing high treble.
This one is worth making. Anna the Niece and I enjoyed it very much the other night. I made some brown rice to go along, but next time will keep the rice and sauté some yellow squash, or spice up the rice with sweet red pepper and pineapple.
And since I did not have any chicken thighs, I used two plump breasts cut into thirds.
Amtrak 314, eastbound across Missouri.
In Lee’s Summit: