Pic & Play

Happy "Hump Day"!! This past summer, back in June. The camels Elvis and Celeste gave birth to their baby camel. Apparently the camels are big Elvis Presley fans because the baby is named "Presley". I happened to be at the zoo just two days after he had been born. Presley weigh...
I thought today we would try to make up for the snake photos from yesterday's Pic & Play by posting some photos of the variety of beautiful birds on the pond at the Zoo. Pelicans, Black Swans, Wood Ducks and more!! Song: Take Me To The River by Talking Heads
I picked up a new camera over the weekend and had to get out to test it out. Where do you go when you need a great place to take photographs that wont cost you a dime.....The St. Louis Zoo of course!! I love the reptile house so I put on the macro lens and started snapping shots...
The subject of today's Pic & Play is the National Memorial Church of God in the Midtown St. Louis neighborhood. The church is located at 460 Spring Avenue and was built in 1884. In March 2001 the church was struck by lighting and burned to the ground leaving only the stone...
What was the "New American Dream" in 1957?? Boy oh boy how the times have changed and how they've stayed the same. My wife an I live in a home built in the 1800's and while working on our third floor I pulled up some old flooring and found these almost perfectly preserved Post...
Today's Pic & Play photo was taken at the City Museum in downtown St. Louis. This is just a tiny example of the "awesome" that exists at the City Museum from the mind of the late Bob Cassilly. Just looking at this photo, you start to see how much is really going on and this...
The radio station is located at Union Station and there are still quite a few trains on display. A few months back quite a few more trains began showing up in preparation for the "Polar Express Train Ride" taking place during the holidays here at Union Station. For more...
As a photographer I often stop to photograph things that catch my eye as interesting. These double doors are some of the coolest double doors I have ever seen. I want these in my back yard!! These amazing doors are located at a wonderful local nursery called Bowood Farms. Most...
The Goldenrod Showboat was built in 1909. The Goldenrod was originally named “Markle’s New Showboat” but on her maiden voyage the name was changed. She once sat on the St. Louis riverfront then later moved to St. Charles. The last show played in 2002 and the stage is still up...