Spotted Sandpiper - Image 454149 (© Kip Ladage)

Kip’s Comments 8-4 through 8-6

  Catching Up My last post hinted at a challenging point in life. A friend (who was also a relative) died unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, even though we did all we could to save him. It is during times like this that you realize how little control you have in life. Such incidents reinforce in me …

Autumn Corn - Ready for Harvest - Image 339133

Kip’s Comments 9-23-15

  Signs of the Times Like it or not, autumn is here and winter is not too far around the corner. Everywhere I looked today I saw signs of the times… indications of changing seasons… clues of autumn. I recorded images of some of them and will share them in no particular order.     …

Possum Avenue Prairie and Rain Clouds (Blossom with Bumblebee) - Image 338692

Kip’s Comments 9-18-15

  Results of a “Nature Fix” After a week of long days at work and meetings during the evenings, I had time off today. I used the opportunity to indulge myself in a “nature fix” before the rain began. The outing was much appreciated and while no images of special merit were captured, I did …

White Prairie (Cream) Gentian - Image 280062

Kip’s Comments 9-6-14

  Camping and Photography…A Great Combination Kristy and I are camping this weekend with Jason, Jeni, Jordan, Ann, and Steve at Black Hawk Park. The last time we camped together, Jordan and I didn’t do as much bicycle riding as we had hoped. On this trip we made up for it. Not only did Jordie …