Sunday, August 31, 2014

08.30.14 now that's what I call a souvenir

Our friends in Catalina mailed us this gigantic poster (6' x8'). Got to think of something fun to do with it. Ideas?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

08.28.14 football

There go my Friday nights.

08.27.14 Boss Hoss

Brian Corn working it trying to make a group of strugglers (myself included) look good in a group photo of the people who cover high school football for the Eagle. Tough assignment.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014

08.22.14 Sebastian

Been volunteering my photo skills for a few years now for the Kansas Children's Service League. They call me up every month or two and ask me to photograph a child in foster care who is up for adoption. 
This is the adorable Sebastian. He's been with his foster parents since he was an infant and I'm pretty sure they aren't going to give him up. His foster mom is 60 and she worries about her ability to keep up with him in the future. He's a pretty sweet little boy.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

08.21.14 Firefighters

Covered an apartment fire and had a tough time making a video with this resident. Every few seconds she would look at me and tell me how handsome she thought the firefighters were.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

08.19.14 zoo

Went to the zoo to shoot a story about the renovations being done at the jungle exhibit. Got there early because it's usually so humid it takes awhile for the cameras to adjust. I quickly found out that wasn't going to be an issue since there wasn't a roof.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Sunday, August 17, 2014

08.16.14 McPherson

Had a couple of guest Mudbugs with us in McPherson: Al on bass and Clarissa on cuteness. Clarissa is going around Kansas visiting people and businesses that will be at Zoobilee 2014. I hope we will see her again. We were asked to headline once again and we're pumped.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

08.13.14 slumber party

A plumbing problem led to an impromptu slumber party at my house. I'm sorry about the hole in their kitchen ceiling but I always like having them over.

08.12.14 BLT

Can't stop eating these amazing organic tomatoes Dennis grew in the Missouri soil. This time I got to share them with his beautiful wife and granddaughter. 

Monday, August 11, 2014

08.10.14 first day of school coverage

I asked the sixth-grader on the left if she was excited about the first day and she nervously shook her head no from side to side. Middle school sucks.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014

08.09.14 Lorikeet

Took all the kids to Tanganyika Wildlife Park. It's a very hands-on place. We saw two Servals (our Mara has Serval blood in her bones) and several animals we've never seen before.

Friday, August 8, 2014

08.08.14 Barenaked Kittens

Picked up four new fosters today: Tyler, Ed, Jim and Kevin. (Two of them were in the potty box at the time this photo was taken.)

Thursday, August 7, 2014

08.07.14 Cherokee Maidens

Yesterday was the Ladies and today the Maidens. Both fantastic.

08.06.14 third best day ever

The three best days of my life are as follows:

  1. October 2, 2009 - I married my best friend.
  2. April 17, 2010 - The Mudbugs performed on "A Prairie Home Companion."
  3. August 6, 2014 - I met Ed Robertson, lead singer of my all-time favorite band The Barenaked Ladies, riding his bicycle in downtown Wichita. I also attended their show last night and it was the best BNL show I've seen in 20 years. I also sang into the microphone on "If I Had A Million Dollars" and got a last-minute invite to the meet and greet where Carter and I got to meet the entire band. Epic day for sure. My head is still spinning.

08.05.14 election night

Politicians and babies

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Friday, August 1, 2014

08.01.14 high in the sky

I think the guy who works at the equipment rental company was just checking out the view from high above 21st St.

07.31.14 the table is set

Gorgeous table setting for a party that is a few days away.