High Waters at Kanopolis

Above Kanopolis Spillway Looking East

After days of rain, followed by snow, the water level Kanopolis Lake is getting quite high. They are releasing a record amount of water which makes for a thunderous scene at the spillway. This is the most water I’ve ever seen rushing from the dam! Here are some photos taken around the lake as well … Read more

Seven from Nine

Kansas State Fair Timelapse - 2011

September has always been a good month for taking pictures. Something about the changing light, angle of the sun and the beginning of fall colors adds a little extra. Following are seven photos I’ve taken during the ninth month. They are a mostly random group of shots that caught my eye, selected over a 2-3 … Read more

Scenes from Early 2018

March - Sand Hill Cranes

It’s the so-called dog days of summer and there’s nothing new to blog about. So I thought I’d share a selection of my favorite photos from the first 7 months of the year, one per month. I haven’t taken near as many pictures this year as in years past, but I am happy with the … Read more

Louisville Bike Trails, Redux

Dead and Company

We took a quick trip to see Dead & Company play at Folsom Field in Boulder earlier this month. We had just been to Estes Park in June, so no real touristy stuff this trip. We stayed in Louisville, and I was able to further explore the bike trails in the area which was great … Read more

Estes & Bear Lakes

Bear Lake View

We went to Estes Park at the end of May to celebrate Sheryl’s birthday. The day before her birthday it seemed like I had all the fun as I biked around Estes Lake in the morning and hiked around Bear Lake in the afternoon! Here are some photos from each activity.

Buddy Guy, Smokin’ at 82!

Buddy Guy, Cotillion Ballroom

We saw Buddy Guy this past Father’s Day at the Cotillion Ballroom in Wichita, Kansas. It was our first time at the ballroom and the 2nd time we had seen Buddy. I’d heard of the Cotillion since I was a kid; I think their advertising must have paid a big chunk of KFDI radio’s budget … Read more

Seven Years Cycling

7 Years Cycling:Bayshore Sunset

I took up cycling 7 years ago today when I got a new bike for Father’s Day. I had ridden a handful of times in the previous decade, but since that Father’s Day I’ve ridden over 14,000 miles! It literally changed my life. I’m happier and healthier than before I started, and can say I’m … Read more

Another Special Birthday

Fly Fishing near Estes Lake

I’ve celebrated a few birthdays with Sheryl, and this one, spent in Estes Park, is no exception in terms of being special. We spent an enjoyable day up here in the Rocky Mountains following her favorite breakfast and followed by a good dinner at a modern Mexican style restaurant. I have to admit though, that … Read more

Dark Skies, Country Roads

Salemsborg Church

We were driving home during the golden hour and the light was particularly striking today, so I stopped to take few pictures. The Salemsborg Church, north of Lindsborg, is spectacularly highlighted with the dark clouds behind, and the near by power lines gleam with the bright sunshine.