Out and About

Just running around for a short time.

Impromptu Christmas carols and songs after lunch on Christmas Day. Video: 2 minutes

A family trip down the range – this afternoon we went down to Sound of Freedom in Ozark for some family ‘range time’. One-minute read. 4 pictures

Storm clouds over the Solent – Vacation Day 12.

Feeding Stanley during lunch in Nicholson’s 3 Pictures

The light of the world – Jesus said, “I am the light of the world; whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” — John 8:12

Stained glass window in the Chapel of The Good Shepherd – This stained glass window is in the Chapel of The Good Shepherd, Christ Episcopal Church. We’ll forego the debate on the full meaning of the sacrificial lamb.

Altar and Stained Glass – This morning I had a meeting at Christ Church. When it was over I went to find pictures to accompany evening prayers. The altar was bathed in a pool of light where the cleaner had turned on the altar spotlights and left the rest of the lights off. It made for a picture I couldn’t resist. One-minute read

Bar sign: “Extreme Midget Wrestling” Only in the Ozarks (I hope).

I am the Vine – Another evening prayer shot. As soon as I saw this Cross tag hanging on the door, I knew I had to get the picture.

Dove – I was at St. Philip’s in Joplin for a training session; I was on the receiving end for a change. When we broke for lunch I popped into the church to hunt out some images I could use for our daily evening prayers. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Contrasting Spaces #1 – Denver Art Museum.

Contrasting Spaces #2 – Denver Art Museum.

Curtis Hotel, Denver Colorado.

British Passport (2018)

Rinse and Repeat. The shop assistant squealed, she’d never seen a passport before, let alone a British one … The UK and the US. It’s often said that they are two nations separated by a common language. After ten years living in the US I can confirm that it is still true. Three-minute read

Red aumn (Fall) leaf on a background of yellow leaves

Flying – I love how this leaf looks like it is spreading its wings and is about to fly.

Kentuck Knob — Frank Lloyd Wright. Our last stop before heading back to Missouri was a visit to Kentuck Knob for another Frank Lloyd Wright fest. 12 pictures

Fallingwater — as close as you can get. The public don’t have access to the place where the most iconic picture of Fallingwater was taken. We have to make do with a spot a couple of hundred yards away. 2 pictures

Fallingwater — Not the usual angle. 2 pictures

Bear Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania,

Bear Run – But what’s to be seen if you face the other way?

Photograph of Fallingwater. Bear Run, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, taken from the bridge over Bear Run.

Fallingwater — Frank Lloyd Wright. The view on the opposite side of the bridge over Bear Run 2 pictures

Cold War Era Gallery of the National Museum of the US Air Force, Dayton Ohio. 17 pictures

WWII Gallery at the National Museum of the US Air Force. 20 pictures

Photograph of Memphis Belle at the National Museum of the US Air Force. Dayton, Ohio.

Memphis Belle. The National Museum of the US Air Force. Dayton, Ohio. 3 pictures

National Museum of the US Air Force, Early Years Gallery. 14 pictures

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