Western Missouri, 2005
Around the Kansas City area, including Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge (Mound City), the Kansas City Zoo, and baseball venues, 2005. Click on any image to load larger image and start slide show. [Narrative]
What to do when you are stuck in Kansas City and are bored?  Set up your little tripod and take timed shots of fountains.  Near the train station. Bee, Kansas City. Red-winged Blackbird, Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri. Cardinal, Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri. Swallow-tailed butterfly, Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri. Woodpecker, Squaw Creek NWR, Missouri.
First test with new G6 camera. Saddle-billed storks from Africa, Kansas City Zoo. Kangaroos rest in the shade, Kansas City Zoo. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City. Former Cardinals player Richard "Stubby" Clapp playing for the Edmonton Cracker Cats against the KC T-Bones in KCK. Baseball wedding at Kansas City T-Bones independent league game in KCK.
From the top of the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City.  To the left is Union Station, in the background is downtown, and to the right is part of Crown Center. Pony Express statue, Harrah's Casino, Kansas City. The Plaza, Kansas City. Liberty Memorial tower, Kansas City. Union Station, Kansas City. A group watches the fountain in front of Union Station, Kansas City, while waiting for a photographer (not me) to set up a shot.
A group watches the fountain in front of Union Station, Kansas City, while waiting for a photographer (not me) to set up a shot. Union Station, Kansas City. Dragonfly, Lakeside Nature Center, Kansas City. What to do in Kansas City when you are bored:  Get out your little tripod and little digital camera and shoot fountains until the sun goes down. Fountain inside the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kansas City.  No memorial plaque marks the spot, but this is where 114 people died in a 1981 walkway collapse. Sunlight highlights afternoon clouds in Kansas City.

Blog Entries for Western Missouri, 2005:
August 2005
8/15/2005 Worst to First - Leaving KC for Boston. baseball
July 2005
7/28/2005 Fountains at Night - Fountains at Union Station in Kansas City. memorial
7/28/2005 Squaw Creek NWR - Wildlife refuge in northwest Missouri nwr
7/26/2005 View from the Tower - Liberty Memorial and renovated Union Station in Kansas City. memorial
7/18/2005 What I Did This Summer - Kansas City with weekend trips zoo, baseball, nwr, airshow
7/11/2005 KC by Bus - Kansas City zoo, Royals baseball flower, baseball
June 2005
6/17/2005 G6 Daisy - First images with Canon G6 camera flower, photography
May 2005
5/23/2005 Stubby the Third - Former Cardinals prospect Stubby Clapp playing independent league baseball in KCK. baseball
April 2005
4/25/2005 Fat Blackbird - Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge blackbird

Blog Entries for other Summer 2005:
August 2006
8/29/2006 The Pack is Slack - Favre getting ready to move on. football
July 2005
7/31/2005 Cosmosphere - Apollo 11 at Kansas Cosmosphere astro
7/8/2005 Wildflowers - Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR flower
7/3/2005 Fireworks - Fireworks at Hudson Gardens in Denver fireworks
7/2/2005 Colorado - Family weekend, butterfly and local sights butterfly
June 2005
6/27/2005 St. Louis - Baseball game and other sights in St. Louis baseball, zoo
6/20/2005 Blue Angels and Snowbirds - Air show in Rhode Island with Blue Angels and Canadian Snowbirds. airshow
May 2005
5/31/2005 On Wisconsin - Sausage Race at Brewers game baseball
April 2005
4/30/2005 DVD Reviews - US Fish and Wildlife Service videos including Horicon NWR, Wisconsin nwr

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