View Slideshow.Mouse Lake, Emporia, Kansas – I was surprised by how many courageous souls jumped in the frigid waters of Mouse Lake today. It was all in support of a good cause. The 2010 Polar Plunge raised funds for Special Olympics.
A mid-winter haze mutes the landscape, and this was photographed through the dirty window of a friend’s Jeep as we plowed down a Flint Hills backroad— that’s mostly what makes it look like a watercolor.
Kansas Farm Pond – Moving slowly, I attempted to sneak up on hundreds of buoyant Canada geese this week. A few crunchy steps in the winter grass was enough to put them all to flight. It was a grand sight, full of crazy noise as they spread the alarm.