DESPITE TAKING LOTS of photos lately, I haven't been posting very many of them. Here is a selection of the pictures I've taken over the past few months.
Sunset at Bee Tree Park, in Saint Louis County, Missouri.
Chicory blossom. The root of this plant is sometimes added to coffee.
Railroad bridge in Valley Park, Missouri.
Water lily, at Shaw's Garden.
The Clark Bridge, in Alton, Illinois.
The old rock building at the former Saint Stanislaus Jesuit Seminary, in Florissant, Missouri.
Fire fountain, at the Four Seasons Hotel, in downtown Saint Louis.
A building in Clayton, Missouri.
A view up into a grove of native white pines.
Abandoned mine building, at the Missouri Mines State Historic Site (former Saint Joseph Lead Company), in Park Hills, Missouri.
Waterfall, in Forest Park, in Saint Louis.
A view from Forest Park.
Lake at dusk, in Forest Park.
Detail of an icon of Christ Pantocrator, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, in Town and Country, Missouri.
Two trees next to the Meramec River.
Exposed tree roots on the Meramec.
At Kiener Plaza, in downtown Saint Louis.
Waterfall in Kiener Plaza.
Statue of Saint Peter, at Saint Peter Church, in Kirkwood, Missouri.
Mosaic of Saint Joan of Arc, at Saint Joan of Arc Church, in Saint Louis.
Stained glass window of an armored saint, at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Coneflower growing in my parents' back yard.