ACCORDING TO the Flickr photo sharing website, these are my 20 most interesting photos of 2009. Some of these are my favorites, too.
Downtown Saint Louis, taken just before sunrise.
Green foliage in the Climatron greenhouse, at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
The Saint Louis Art Museum.
Detail of historical mosaics at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.
Lake Chesterfield at dusk.
Light from a stained glass window at Saint Peter Church, in Saint Charles, Missouri.
Heron at sunrise on the Missouri River.
Bridge over railroad tracks in Forest Park.
Madonna and Child with Saints Stephen and Nicholas, by Gherardo Starnina, at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Our Lady's Chapel, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.
Saint Francis de Sales Oratory at sunset.
Saint Francis de Sales Oratory at night.
Nave of Saint Francis de Sales Oratory.
Mosaic ball with fleur de lis, by artist Robin Murez.
Former Daughters of Charity chapel at the University of Missouri - Saint Louis.
Saint Nicholas Church, in Saint Louis.
Saint Mary and Saint Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church.
Fall color at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Red maple leaf at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Tamm Avenue Spring in Francis Park.