Awaiting Summer

A rooftop swimming pool is being illuminated by the reflection from windows on the neighboring building. The snow fell the day before. Click on the image for a larger view.

Black & White

The city changes with light. This is not a single photograph, but two side by side: the deep shadows of a sunny day contrasted with the flat light of an overcast one. Click on the image for a larger view.

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National World War I Memorial

This Egyptian Revival monument was originally named the Liberty Memorial and dedicated to those that died during the Great War. Two Assyrian sphinxes flank the Liberty Tower. Each sphinx hiding its face with its wings. The sphinx shown here is known as Memory, facing East toward the battlefields of Europe. The other is Future. Click on the image for a larger view.

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Winter Advisory

Heading into the weekend, a winter advisory was issued. This was our first major winter storm since moving to Kansas City. In comparison to Maine, the 4 to 6 inches of snow does not seem very intimidating. But like Maine, the peaceful nature of these storms, the dampened sound and gentle snowfall, makes this a pleasant way to spend a weekend. Click on the image for a larger view.