Category Archives: Art

Photos from all Seasons

Every year I sort through thousands of photos and choose my favorite twenty or so to turn in to a little art show in my classroom at school.  Then I turn them into cards and mail them home to students.  These are my selections from June 2017 – May 2018.

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First Ice

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West Side Market – Cleveland

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Battlefield Warriors

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Mysterious Path

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Boone Plantation

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Sullivan’s Island

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Charleston

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Botany Bay

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Edisto Island Sunset

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Remnants of Hunters in MO

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Fall Sunset

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Ice Daggers

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On the Missouri River

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The Master at Work

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Solitude before the camera

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Birthday Cranes

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Smoky Mountain Peace

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Last Gasp

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Fall in Illinois

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Soul Survivor Fort Sumter

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Power and Beauty

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Ice Stalagmites

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June Flowers 

A week of flowers from my evening walk…


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Ice Webs – Wind Cave NP

Wind Cave National Park ranks highly among the US Parks.  I stumbled on to these beauties while driving through the backroads of the park.

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Emerging Spring

A single image…

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Museum of Contemporary Religious Art

Hidden on St Louis University’s campus, the MOCRA shines. Open to the public. 

From the balcony

The shadows accentuate this piece

A special collection

La Pasion – Michael Tracy

Bernard Maisner – this is hope

Maisner. Inspired by cytokinesis

Jonah inside the Whale

More shadows

Pieta – Thomas Skomski

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Digging Deeper into Missouri

I continue my journey to see all of the 90+ Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites.  Some of these places are incredibly remote.  I just can’t imagine many people visit Clark’s Hill or the Osage Village. I am pleased to say that I have.

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State Capitol and Historic Site

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Clark’s Hill: Confluence of the Osage and Missouri Rivers.

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Along a glade

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Coffee in Cole Camp

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Looking for the Bison

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Prairie State Park

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Truman Lake and dam

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Harry S. Truman

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February Forests Filled with Flying Birds

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Just an ordinary Saturday…

I traveled across Missouri for a Science Olympiad Tournament, stumbled on to a state park, and discovered a little coffee shop. Not a bad day. 

Knob Noster gets its name from a few hills (called knobs).  Noster means ‘our’ in the indiginous people’s language from this area. 

Hiking in the winter means no ticks, no mosquitoes, and no other people.  Peace. 

Discovery Trail

Knob Noster State Park

Found Art

One of several lakes.

These are not the correct knobs.

This stream floods the road often

Friendly, welcoming place

The coffee passed the test. Excellent

Pastries. I tried the kolache.

The Wright Stuff

Tower Building

Hovercraft

Burnt Ends just like butter

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