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Sunset on the Platte River - A warm, late-winter evening with a beautiful sunset. Taken from the bridge on the Fort Kearney trail. Sunrise on the Farm - Country Living, Chicken Coop & Garden Sunset in the Badlands - We were hiking to our wilderness camping spot near Interior, South Dakota at sunset. I couldn't resist pausing to take photos in all directions to capture the beauty. Snow in the Badlands - A light snow fell on us as we slept out under the stars north of Interior, South Dakota. Sunrise revealed a white dusting across the stark, yet beautiful landscape. Sun rays at sunset in the South Dakota badlands
Sunset in the Badlands - We were hiking to our wilderness camping spot near Interior, South Dakota at sunset. I couldn't resist pausing to take photos in all directions to capture the beauty.

Sunset in the Badlands

We were hiking to our wilderness camping spot near Interior, South Dakota at sunset. I couldn’t resist pausing to take photos in all directions to capture the beauty.

Bumblebee on a Sunflower - As I was hiking in the badlands of South Dakota, I saw a bumblebee sucking nectar from a sunflower. The sunset light made everything golden, blending the sunflower and bee into the landscape.

Bumblebee on a Sunflower

As I was hiking in the badlands of South Dakota, I saw a bumblebee sucking nectar from a sunflower. The sunset light made everything golden, blending the sunflower and bee into the landscape.

Into the Sun - The Sandhill Cranes return to the Platte in late evening as end of their stay in Nebraska draws near.

Into the Sun

The Sandhill Cranes return to the Platte in late evening as end of their stay in Nebraska draws near.

Snow in the Badlands - A light snow fell on us as we slept out under the stars north of Interior, South Dakota. Sunrise revealed a white dusting across the stark, yet beautiful landscape.

Snow in the Badlands

A light snow fell on us as we slept out under the stars north of Interior, South Dakota. Sunrise revealed a white dusting across the stark, yet beautiful landscape.

Cranes in the Clouds - Sandhill cranes prepare to land in the Platte River to roost for the night south of Alda, Nebraska

Cranes in the Clouds

Sandhill cranes prepare to land in the Platte River to roost for the night south of Alda, Nebraska.

Sunset on the Platte River - A warm, late-winter evening with a beautiful sunset. Taken from the bridge on the Fort Kearney trail.

Sunset on the Platte River

A warm, late-winter evening with a beautiful sunset. Taken from the bridge on the Fort Kearney trail.

Ancient Library of Angkor Wat - Two ancient identical structures sit on either side of the path that leads to Angkor Wat, Cambodia. The buildings are believed to have been libraries a thousand years ago.

Ancient Library of Angkor Wat

Two ancient identical structures sit on either side of the path that leads to Angkor Wat, Cambodia. The buildings are believed to have been libraries a thousand years ago.

May 29, 2008 Nebraska Storm - My brother and I got our first good storm photos in the May 29th storm of 2008. It produced several tornadoes. This was taken just before it hit Kearney, Nebraska. This image is the perfect size for a dual-monitor desktop background

May 29, 2008 Nebraska Storm

My brother and I got our first good storm photos in the May 29th storm of 2008. It produced several tornadoes. This was taken just before it hit Kearney, Nebraska. This image is the perfect size for a dual-monitor desktop background.

Fawn & Doe - This fawn was very interested in me as I was snapping photos. The doe couldn't care less. These deer are on the Fort Kearney trail by the Platte River.

Fawn & Doe

This fawn was very interested in me as I was snapping photos. The doe couldn’t care less. This is on the Fort Kearney trail by the Platte River.

Venus Transit of 2012 - The planet Venus passed across our view of the sun on June 5th, 2012. The clouds helped dim the sun enough for me to get a clear photo.

Venus Transit, June 5, 2012

The planet Venus passed across our view of the sun on June 5th, 2012. The clouds helped dim the sun enough for me to get a clear photo.

Yellow-Rumped (Myrtle) Warbler

Yellow-Rumped (Myrtle) Warbler

I was walking the Fort Kearney trail south of the Platte River early one April morning, when I spotted this little bird eating the seeds of this tree.

Winter on the Platte River - I took this photo south of Kearney in December of 2012 just before sunrise. The snow and the light fog made for a beautiful scene.

Winter on the Platte River

I took this photo south of Kearney in December of 2012 just before sunrise. The snow and the light fog made for a beautiful scene.

Berry Creek above Berry Falls near Valentine, Nebraska, vertical wallpaper, beautiful sunset light through the trees on the stream

Berry Creek

The sunlight filters through the leaves of the trees at Berry Creek above Berry Falls near Valentine, Nebraska.

Berry Falls in Nebraska, near the Niobrara river, Valentine, Nebraska

Berry Falls in Nebraska

Walking barefoot up the stream above Berry Falls, we found waterfall after waterfall, beautifully backlit by the evening light filtering through the trees.

A prairie dog barking to signal danger to his fellow prairie dogs

Barking Prairie Dog

I caught a prairie dog at the perfect moment as it gives a warning bark to inform his friends of our presence.

Chipmunk Eating M&M

Chipmunk Eating Candy

I dropped a piece of my lunch and it quickly became someone else’s.

Sunrise on the Farm - Country Living, Chicken Coop & Garden

Sunrise on the Farm

Solar Eclipse Disappearing Behind the Clouds

Solar Eclipse Behind the Clouds