7,000 flags flying over Art Hill in St. Louis; Forest Park. This is one of several flag memorials in front of the the Art Museum displayed over the past few years. These displays have memorialized those that have fallen during terror attacks or fighting terrorists.
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If you drive north through central Wisconsin, the farms give way to forests and then thousands of lakes. This is Fishtrap Lake, part of the headwaters of the Mississippi River, far into the the great North Woods of Wisconsin. This is a sportsmen’s paradise. Fish in this lake include Musky, Panfish, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern […]
This one of my favorite Minoqua, Wisconsin boathouse photos. This is not really a boathouse. It is the Thirsty Whale restaurant on the lake. It is a very old structure with some interesting neon lights that make it a great photographic subject.
It is that time again. Circus Flora is in St. Louis for the month of June. Be sure not to miss this show! In this photo is Yo-Yo the narrator who introduces the acrobats, animals, clowns and other entertainers of the evening. For more photos see: https://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Events/Circus-Flora/ This is a great opportunity for photographs but […]
This is the entrance to Dogwood Canyon. Dogwood Canyon Nature Park is a one-of-a-kind experience for nature lovers and adventure seekers of all ages. Covering 10,000 acres of pristine Ozark Mountain landscape, the park has miles of crystal-clear trout streams, dozens of cascading waterfalls, ancient burial caves, unique hand-built bridges and bottomless, blue-green pools. With […]
This is a favorite photo of mine from Big Cedar Lodge. This would have been just as the sun was setting over Table Rock Lake and this is the upper floor of Falls Lodge. This is a great place to visit with an incredible amount of things to do. Or you could just watch the […]
The people who own Big Cedar Lodge have an overly scenic valley down the road from their resort near Branson. This place is loaded with waterfalls, scenic bridges, overlooks and even new mill that looks like an old one. This is a little stream running under some steps in the valley. Next week I will […]
Along with snow, rain and ice, the Midwest winter has treated us to some fantastic sunsets. This is out near Farmington, Missouri where we were out with the Bassets which gives us a good reason to get outside and enjoy the countryside. Click here to see our Basset outings.
I received a last minute invitation to visit the Missouri Governor at his home in Jefferson City, Missouri for some Christmas Cheer! This is the view of building from new the bluffs where it overlooks the Missouri River. Since it was built in 1871, the Missouri Governor’s Mansion has been the official residence of Missouri’s […]